Hailing from the city of Lodz in Poland, Julia commenced her love affair with the piano at the age of six, and continued through primary and high school before going on to study at the Academy of Music in her home town, where she gained her Masters’ Degree in Piano Performance and Chamber Music. During her time at the Academy Julia was a finalist in several piano competitions, and also towards the end of her studies complemented her education with professional performances both as a solo pianist, and as part of a classical trio.
After graduation from the Academy Julia has gone on to perform worldwide initially again as part of a trio, and later as a solo pianist serving the luxury cruise line industry. For two years, Julia Miller lived in Dublin, Ireland, where she combined performance engagements with her love of teaching, at the renowned Castleknock School of Music. She coached several vocalists and also performed at the Dublin Feis Ceoil 2011, taking part in several vocal competitions as an accompanist.
Working closely with organisations such as The National Trust she has been allowed to perform in a wide variety of exceptional venues to both intimate and large audiences. Her most recent venue with the charity was the beautiful and haunting Mussenden Temple, perched on its cliff top in Northern Ireland.
In 2011 she was given the opportunity to mentor a fully staged musical in a popular theatre venue in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, which not only featured Julia but also a host of young aspiring musicians, singers and stage crew, all keen to learn what they could from her. She was also often heard creating a beautiful atmosphere in one of the oldest restaurants and venues in Dublin city.
In 2012 Julia has moved to Malta where she is sharing her time between teaching, performing and coaching vocalists. She is a voice accompanist in well established Johann Strauss School of Music in Valletta, piano teacherin School of Performing Arts by Drama Troupe as well as ballet accompanist in The Dance Academy in Attard.
During summer 2013 Julia was chosen as one of four piano collaborator- interns at Music Theatre Bavaria in Oberaudorf, Germany. In season 2013-2014 she was also one of the repetiteur of Teatru Manoel Youth Opera with which she performed twice in Manoel Theatre.
She also coaches and accompanies students during international music exams.
Julia can be heard around the island as a solo pianist as well as collaborating with other artists.
In 2014 along with Andriana Yordanova and Dr Hans Nagel, Julia took part as a repetiteur in 2 performances of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte with fully Maltese cast of young and talented singers.
Recent appearances include St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, The Mellieha Nights, St. Francis Oratory in Valletta, St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Pallazzo Parisio in Naxxar, Manuel Theatre and Malta Cultural Institute at Le Meridien.