Ryan O'Donoghue, Director

Mr. O'Donoghue began teaching at Hudson Bend Middle School in 2005. Under his direction, the HBMS Honors Band has achieved consistent success at UIL and other contests and was invited to perform at the 2018 Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis. Mr. O earned his Bachelor's in Music Education from Florida State University, where he studied clarinet with Deborah Bish and conducting with Patrick Dunnigan. He and his wife Dawne have three children, Michael, Isabel, and Connor.

Analisa Jimenez, Asst. Director

Analisa Jimenez grew up watching her mom lead the New Braunfels MS Unicorn Band for over 20 years. During Ms. Jimenez's time in New Braunfels, she studied Horn under Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt and Jill Rodriguez. Ms. Jimenez left New Braunfels to study Music Studies at The University of Texas at Austin under Dr. Bob Duke and Dr. Amy Simmons. Ms. Jimenez was an active member of Tau Beta Sigma, Sigma Alpha Iota, and also elected Vice President of the Longhorn Band Student Association. Outside of band, Ms. Jimenez enjoys cooking new recipes, and cheering on the Texas Longhorns.

Jordan Reddicks, Asst. Director

Jordan Reddicks is the Assistant Director of Percussion for Lake Travis ISD. He coordinates percussion at Hudson Bend Middle School and Lake Travis High School. Mr. Reddicks received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of North Texas in 2016, where he studied with Mark Ford, Paul Rennick, Christopher Deane, Ed Soph, and Jose Aponte. He has taught privately and in conjunction with multiple public schools in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Reddicks was an active member in Drum Corps International as a member of the 2009-2011 Oregon Crusaders, 2012 Boston Crusaders, and 2013-2014 Santa Clara Vanguard. At the conclusion of the 2014 season, Reddicks and the rest of the Santa Clara Vanguard percussion section were awarded the Fred Sanford High Percussion Award.