Tammy Sparks is a Wichita Falls native who attended Carrigan (now the WFISD Tech School) and Ben Franklin Elementary, Zundy Junior High and Wichita Falls High School. She is a graduate of Midwestern State University.
Tammy has played with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra since 1985 in both the first and second violin sections. She taught for 32 years for the WFISD, teaching elementary general music at Milam Elementary, orchestra at Barwise Junior HIgh and Suzuki Violin at McGaha and Southern Hills.
The establishment of the Gail Key Acedemy of Music brought Tammy back to Southern Hills this past year, again to teach Suzuki Violin to 25 students.
Besides teaching for the Gail Key Academy, she maintains a home violin studio and is violin coach for the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony. She does quitea bit of free-lance performing, both solo and ensembles, for various events in the area.
When not performing or teaching, Tammy and her husband enjoy spending time at their property in Angel Fire, NM where she likes to hike, raft on the Rio Grande, enjoy the cool weather in the summer and ski in the winter.