Studio Policy

Private Voice Lessons with Tammy Griffith


  • 30 and 60-minute monthly coaching packages preferred (4 lessons per month = 1 lesson each week).
  • 30 and 60 minute a la carte sessions also available upon request.


  • Please inquire for details on fees.
  • Prepayment via credit/debit card/PayPal is required to schedule first session (initial consultation/trial voice lesson, 30 minutes, a.k.a. Introduction to Vocal Strategies LLC Teaching Methods). Confirmation of appointment time and driving directions or Skype/telephone instructions will follow receipt of payment.
  • Lesson payments due at start of lesson (a la carte) or first week of the month for the entire month.
  • Instructor accepts cash, credit/debit cards via PayPal, and personal checks. Returned checks subject to a $25 fee.


  • Lesson times are reserved exclusively for each student. Students must notify instructor of absence a minimum of 24 hours before scheduled lesson, otherwise full payment for scheduled lesson is due.
  • Absences reported 24 hours or more beforehand will be rescheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
  • Lessons missed by the instructor will be rescheduled and/or credited to the student’s account.


  • A great voice is developed through consistent daily practice.
  • Instructor suggests carving out 15-30 minutes (or more) each day when distractions are at a minimum and concentration is at a maximum. If possible, practice at the same time daily.
  • Specific practice suggestions are assigned at each lesson.


  • The first month (4 lessons) is considered a trial period in order to ensure that the teaching style is a good fit with the learning style of the student.
  • After the trial period, should a student discontinue lessons for whatever reason, at least one month’s notice in advance of the last lesson date must be given.
  • Should insufficient notice be given, payment for 4 lessons from the date of notification or discontinuance of lessons is required.
  • Instructor reserves the right to discontinue lessons with any student at any time.


Tammy Griffith
Vocal Strategies LLC
Box 123, 1821 Hillandale Road, Ste 1B
Durham, NC 27705-2659
(877) 864-9797 – voice/fax