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Shirley Howard
Flute
Richardson, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

• Learned flute summer after 4th grade, almost never quit playing after that.
• Attended Illinois Wesleyan University’s first summer music camp.
• First chair All State 1954.
• Played many musicals here and in Illinois.

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

• Bloomington Illinois Muni Band 1976-78
• Richardson Community Band 1978- present*
• New Horizons Band Dallas*

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

• My husband Jim & I owned and operated a motel in Bloomington 1955-1966
• Worked for Sanger Harris/Foleys for 15 years in Dallas

FAMILY

• 2 sons, 2 daughters, 3 granddaughters, 1 great granddaughter
• Married for 62 years before Jim’s death.

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

• Love to read, cook, enjoy being with people

OTHER

• Born on Shirley Temple’s birthday, hence my name !!!!
• Been in same aerobic class for almost 30 years