|Birth name||Zoe Tyler|
|Also known as||Zoe Taylor|
7 July 1970 |
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
|Occupation(s)||Voice coach, performer, singer|
Tyler was born Birmingham and educated at Primrose Hill Secondary School in Kings Norton. Tyler's career began when she joined the cast of Les Misérables at the age of 20. She followed by joining the touring cast of Jesus Christ Superstar, followed by the award-winning City of Angels in which she was part of the jazz singing quartet. After a sabbatical from West End musicals Tyler returned and joined the long-running musical Fame as the dance teacher. She also played a part in the soap Doctors which is filmed in Birmingham.
As a recording artist, Tyler has sung on numerous artists' albums, including Michael Ball and Cliff Richard. Tyler also sang back-up vocals for Elton John, Barry Manilow and Donna Summer as well as Rod Stewart, Will Young, k.d. lang and Bonnie Tyler.
In September and October 2008 Tyler was a judge on Hairspray: The School Musical. The next year she then reappeared in Grease: the School Musical. Since April 2009, Tyler has been coaching young contestants on the Disney Channel UK talent show My Camp Rock. Zoe also found the time to make a personal appearance for Top Hat Stage School at "Top Hat at the Palladium" on 18 July 2010, which was a show to raise awareness for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
In December 2011, she was a vocal coach on Daybreak.
- "Ask the Experts: Zoe". BBC. 24 August 2006. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- Graham Young (24 Apr 2009). "Singing coach Zoe Tyler's looking for talent in Birmingham". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- "Zoe's masterclass boosts confidence". Birmingham Mail. 22 April 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- "Zoe Tyler sings Eva Cassidy". ITV. 18 September 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- "Barrowman, Ian and Tyler are BBC1 Maria judges". The Stage. 6 June 2006. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- "Oh no! Jade is learning to sing". The Sun. London. 20 September 2006. Retrieved 18 May 2010.[dead link]
- "Loose Women star wants X Factor role". RTÉ. 4 February 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- Daniels, Colin (10 July 2011). "Kate Thornton, Zoe Tyler axed from 'Loose Women'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
- "Top Stories Rock star duo set for reunion". Birmingham Mail. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2010.