Tammy Griffith studied speech communication, music industry and English at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and refined her vocal skills on Nashville's Music Row. Performance opportunities have taken Tammy from choral groups to bands; from churches to bars; from weddings and community events to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
From 2007-2014, Tammy served on the board of the North Carolina Songwriters Co-Op (NCSC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of songwriters in the state of North Carolina. She completed Berklee College of Music's online Master Songwriting program in 2011, and is a lifetime member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society.
Visit tammygriffith.com for information on Tammy's debut songwriting project, Finding My Freedom.
PRAISE FROM CLIENTS
"I was a complete beginner, a baritone interested in singing country and a little Buffett. I knew after the first lesson that Tammy was a perfect fit for me. She has obvious talent and expertise, but combines that with a positive, enjoyable teaching style that will put anyone at ease. You will grow confidence in yourself with Tammy's guidance resulting in the reaching of your full potential. I greatly appreciate her and know that wherever my singing may lead it would not have occurred without her!" -M.H.
"Tammy provided me with the tools that I needed to work on developing my professional speaking voice. I have always been soft spoken; however, she helped me to maximize my voice quality and potential which will benefit me whether I am giving a speech or a client presentation." -J.H.
"It is obvious that Tammy loves voice. Her upbeat attitude is infectious and instills confidence and her feedback is immediately applicable. In just a short time, I can hear improvement in tone and control. I recommend Tammy if you are interested in taking your voice to the next level." -E.J.
"Tammy will make you a better vocalist! Her professional knowledge combined with her positive, outgoing attitude will work with anybody who wants to sound better. A little time with Tammy will change the way you sing, and you will have fun too!" -B.H.
"Tammy is a dedicated vocal teacher and music professional. I would recommend her services to anyone looking for a vocal coach. Her Lunch Hour Lessons are very productive, instructive and entertaining." -T.W.
"Tammy evaluated my voice for a class I’m taking on celebrancy in order to officiate weddings. Her positive attitude made for a relaxing and warm experience. Her suggestions were meaningful to my improvement and I left more confident than when I arrived. Thank you, Tammy!" -L.P.
"I was suffering from extreme vocal fry when I first started studying with Tammy. Tammy's instruction has improved my singing ease, quality, and range. I feel like I now have the tools to keep growing and improving my voice for a lifetime." -B.C.
"Having never taken voice lessons before, I didn't know what to expect. Tammy taught me techniques that allowed me to improve my tone, helped me learn how to sing phrases so they sounded more musical, and gave me plenty of materials to work on to continue practicing in ways that will further improve my sound." -A.Z.
"I started my lessons knowing nothing at all about using the voice as a musical instrument. I have progressed at a pace which surprises even me, thanks to Tammy's professionalism and encouragement." -M.K.
"Taking vocal lessons from Tammy has been both very enjoyable and productive. Within a few months my vocal quality has greatly improved." -J.K.
"I am a singer/songwriter who has been singing ever since I’ve been able to talk, but at age 25, I had never officially taken vocal lessons or received any kind of training. At the time, I wasn’t really sure if I needed lessons, or what to expect out of them, but one lesson with Tammy Griffith immediately erased all doubt. From the very beginning, I was impressed not only by her knowledge and demonstration of different techniques, but her energy, encouragement, and genuinely cheerful attitude. She put me at ease and helped to create a fun and casual learning environment. I learned very useful breathing techniques and different vocal styles that helped to not only improve my live performances, but also improve the sound and quality of my studio pieces. I now sing with a new confidence that I didn’t know even know I was missing. I would recommend (and have recommended) Tammy Griffith to any vocalist seriously interested in sounding good." -J.D.
"Tammy is quick to understand, imagine, process and create. I have worked with her for a couple of years and I am very pleased with her skills, work and commitment to whatever project she is given. I am thankful that she is a part of my musical endeavors." -T.D.
FROM MUSIC PROFESSIONALS
"Tammy stands out as an individual who pursues her craft with diligence and desire... she possesses all of the skills and knowledge necessary to make an excellent teacher and performer." -Buzzy Orange, Roundabout Records® Nashville
"Tammy Griffith is one talented vocalist. Her ability to seamlessly blend classical training with Nashville-style studio vocals really impresses me." -Chris Wimberley, Producer, Nightsound Studios
"Beautiful voice, exceptional teacher -- Tammy is able to share her talents with you in a manner that is welcoming and relaxing. She draws you in and has something for everyone, no matter where your skill level lies." -Patricia Franklin, Author/Educator: Focus on the Positive
"The magic of music comes to life when a gifted artist is able to reach out and connect with her listener. Tammy has such a gift. The beautiful tone she possesses and the excitement that her voice evokes makes listening to her songs a truly enjoyable experience. I hope that Tammy continues to write and produce music, and I look forward to hearing more from this most talented artist." -J.N.
"Tammy's singing performance was thoroughly enjoyable. What made her voice unique was her blend of fragility and strength. Tammy sang with relaxed poise, and yet there was a delicacy to her voice that added a sense of vulnerability. Tammy hasn't just practiced nailing the notes, but she's brought genuine emotion and depth to the music." -J.S.
"I found Tammy's vocal performance to be effortless and beautiful. She performs with confidence and emotion. She brings skill and commitment to her singing and would be an asset to any vocal group or performance." -M.W.
"Not often are the emotions depicted in the lyrics of a song delivered with such heartfelt sincerity, but Tammy Griffith does just that. Her passion and pride are revealed with the delivery of each and every line. Tammy has an angelic voice that is easily matched by her beauty and grace." -S.P.