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At the age three, Julia played the piano and at 12 performed to large crowds. From 2000-2005, she was the lead vocalist for the band Elevator before beginning her solo career in songwriting. The release of her self-titled album juliagrace on the Parachute Music label in October of that year scored four number one singles in New Zealand. The album received the Tui Award for Best Gospel/Christian Album at the New Zealand Music Awards in 2006. This Album was followed up by the album Beautiful Survivor. In 2013, she released her first EP album, It Is Well, which reflected her divorce with her husband the previous year. The album earned an award at the 2016 New Zealand Gospel Album Awards Ceremony. In 2016, she released album Girl on the Kitchen Floor.
Julia has been a Keynote Speaker and Contributor at over 120 Conferences and Events in the last two and a half years on the topics of Mental Wellness. In August this year, she was awarded the Breakthrough Speaker of the Year award by the Professional Speakers Association NZ.
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