Born in Plano, Texas, Tammye is a 2008 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. While at North Texas she began teaching trumpet lessons in Denton ISD. After she graduated, she began teaching piano, french horn, and alto saxophone. She has performed with the UNT Concert Band, the UNT Brass Band, the UNT Nine O'Clock Lab Band, the Collin County Jazz Band, various orchestras in Frisco ISD, the Frisco Community Brass Ensemble, the Frisco Community Band, and the San Jose Metropolitan Band.
When not teaching or performing, Tammye enjoys playing with her two four-legged girls Abby and Lucy. Tammye has 1 daughter, 1 son-in-law, and a granddaughter named Kaylie.