Phone: 512-759-4541 (Ext. 8016)
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music Education All-Level Instrumental- Sam Houston State University (2018)
Mr. Ryan Manders
Ryan Manders is so excited to join the Hutto Middle School Staff during his 1st year in public education as the 2nd Assistant Director of Bands. Throughout the school year Mr. Manders will instruct the following classes: Concert Band, Beginner Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Euphonium/ Tuba.
Mr. Manders recieved a Bachelors Degree in Music Education All-Level Instrumental from Sam Houston State University. While in attendance at Sam Houston State University he performed with the Bearkat Marching Band, Angry Orange Basketball Band, Old Main Brass Choir, SHSU Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Commencement Band, and numerous Trumpet Ensembles. For two summers Mr. Manders spent his time traveling the country and performing alongside the World Class Drum & Bugle Corps, The Santa Clara Vanguard.
Mr. Manders continues his education by collaborating with, and assisting his colleagues Mrs. Champion, and Mr. Acuff during their classes. He currently assists the Hutto High School Band Staff with the fall Marching Band Program and is so excited to see the Middle School students progress through the Hutto ISD Fine Arts Program. Mr. Manders is an active member of Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and holds an Alumni status with Phi Mu Alpha Sinifonia Music Fraternity.
During his free time Mr. Manders enjoys staying active outdoors, working out, training for the upcoming Austin Marathon, playing golf, and spending time with his family back home in Pflugerville, Texas. I cannot stress enough my excitment for this upcoming school year and can't wait to meet the parents, and students coming through the Hutto Middle School Band.
"Just because you need help from someone doesn't mean you've failed, it means you're not in it alone."
Mr. Manders conference period is 12:00 p.m. to 12:44 p.m. all days of the school week. Band tutorials are available Monday through Thursday mornings 7:45-8:20 a.m. or upon request/ approval with the band directors after school.