Karmyn Tyler is a former Miss Louisiana and Talent winner at Miss America. She is an actress, singer/songwriter, voice-over artist, vocal teacher, podcaster, photographer, and digital artist. Karmyn has appeared as a principal talent in numerous national commercials including Applebees, EyeMasters, Lincoln/Mercury and Half-Price Books. She co-starred with country artist Mark Colley in the feature film Alabama Love Story and as Harriet Korda in Lifetime Movie Network’s Inspector Mom with Danica McKellar. Other television credits include an Assistant DA on Boston Legal and intern in Grey’s Anatomy.
Her musical theatre & opera credits include P. Burke in Weird Romance, Sister Mary Leo in Nunsense, Guinevere in Camelot, and Pamina in the Magic Flute. Karmyn attended Centenary College and has two Fine Arts degrees in drama and vocal performance and a Bachelor of Applied Arts & Science from Texas A&M. During the pandemic, Karmyn applied to and was accepted into New York University’s Graduate program for Speech-Language-Pathology.
In 1986, Karmyn was selected as the lead singer for KSLA-TV’s For Kid’s Sake music video in the Ark-La-Tex area. At eighteen she was chosen to compete on Ed McMahon’s Star Search in Orlando, Florida. In 1995, she competed in the Miss America Scholarship Pageant as Miss Louisiana. She recorded her first self-titled album in 2004. The unique arrangement of Gershwin’s Summertime from that album was nominated in the early stages for a Grammy award and her original song Drifting was also an early nominee for Best Song of the Year in 2006. Karmyn is listed in London entertainment critic, Maximillien de Lafayette’s book World Who’s Who in Jazz, Cabaret, Music, and Entertainment.
This voice is hot and geared up to lay some sizzling tones across your space so make room! – Karl Strober, Jazz Trends
Ms Tyler is one of the most delightful finds and discoveries in jazz. She is first rate. – London entertainment critic, Maximillien de Lafayette
Karmyn is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (2004), Actors’ Equity (2004), AFTRA, NARAS (Grammys), BMI, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Karmyn was the host and producer of the Karmyn Kast, an Audio/Video Podcast on the Mevio Network for 8 years.
Karmyn currently lives in Manhattan where she continues to perform and teach. She has taught private voice and performance coaching for over 20 years. She is honored to have many professional actors and vocalists in her studio. For more information please go to www.ktvocalstudio.com.