Jessica Palmer Hood is the Associate Director of Bands at Muscle Shoals HIgh School in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama for her undergraduate degree and the University of North Alabama for her master’s degree. Jessica has been a performing member with the Alabama Winds since 2017 in the clarinet section. She is serving as the Past Chairman for the Shoals Area Band Directors Association and is an active judge, clinician, and conductor; other professional affiliations include ASBDA, NAfME, AMEA, ABA, and WBDI. Jessica resides in the Shoals with her husband Griffin Hood.