Tammy Waldrop is a graduate of Baylor University ('80 & '85) with both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Music Theory with an emphasis in Composition. Tammy has been writing and arranging for handbells and vocal choirs since 1980, placing over 400 publications with 19 publishers. She has held music editor positions at Word Music, Ring Out! Press, and Alfred Music Publishing and has served on the music staff of numerous churches in various denominations. She is a frequent clinician/director for workshops, music weeks and festivals across the country. She is past Musical Director for the Community Handbell Ensemble, Strikepoint of Texas. Currently she is co-director of Musical Arts at First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood.
Tammy enjoys vegetable and herb gardening, cheese making, writing children's fiction and breeding and showing dogs. She resides in New Caney, Texas with her husband, Emanuel Hollander and five Eskimo dogs: Hanzie, Lillie Belle, Finn, Farley and Tulip.