Tami performed with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra from 1997 until 2010 and served as interim concert master in 2009. She played with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra since 1997 and free lanced, playing in Tennessee and Kentucky with small groups. Tami first enjoyed international success performing with an alternative Christian folk group, The Lost Dogs, in Holland. She has since enjoyed performing with a variety of artists including Kenny Rogers, Wynona Judd, Olivia Newton John, Three Dog Night, Cherish the Ladies, Fernando Ortega, Rex Paul Schnelle, Diana Beach, and David Hampton to name a few. Tami started a summer camp string orchestra program for high school age kids with a colleague for the Manitowoc County school district in Wisconsin beginning in 2010.