SCV Remembers Shirlee Whitcomb

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On Wednesday, January 4, the marching arts community suffered the loss of a great woman and one of the original founders of WGI, Shirlee Whitcomb.

A lifetime resident of Walnut Creek, California, Shirlee graduated from University of California Berkeley. She was one of WGI’s most enthusiastic voices and dedicated her life to mentoring hundreds of instructors and judges finding a voice in the activity. Shirlee served as the WGI Education Director for many years and most recently held the position of Director of Color Guard Development. Outside of WGI, Shirlee was well known in the drum corps community as one of DCI’s first female judges.

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Posted by on Saturday, January 7th, 2017. Filed under Current News, DCI World.