Mr. Hess came back to Port Huron in 1932 as the Band and Orchestra teacher. He was a PH graduate and attended the Western State Teachers' College where he obtained his Teachers Certificate. He also attended the University of Michigan and then went to Germany for three years where he studied under Henry Haefner and Gustave Harmon. Mr. Hess also taught in Dowagiac, Hastings and served as "guest teacher" at the Western State Teachers' College. In 1927 he was concert master of the U of M Symphony Orchestra.