Julia Lima, singer, voce teacher born in Russia, Uralsky settlement of Perm region.
As a child she devoted herself to a professional gymnastics. She reached the master level in Russian scale of excellence in sport. At the same time Julia has been a member of a choir where she was a soloist. During that period she participated successfully in many vocal competitions, which brought her to the conclusion that she would like to pursue a professional career. After winning Grand Prix in Siberia Vocal Competition in 1999 she was offered a full scholarship in Music College in Moscow. During that time she has won top prize in 2001 -All-Russian competition "Festos”; International Vocal Competition "Romansiada"; “2005 International Festival of Arts in Yalta".
From 2007-2008 she participated in a Russian talent TV show "STS Lights Superstar" where she became a finalist, acted in the full-length film "Ochen Russkiy Detektiv"( total gross $3.4MM). As a guest star she regularly appeared in the shooting of TV cultural programs, TV-shows, magazines. In the summer of 2008 Julia was invited to represent Russia at the international contest "Eurovision" as a back-vocalist: this year Russia won "Eurovision " for the first time.
Julia's repertoire crosses the genres of classical music, classic pop, Latin music, and jazz.
In 2011 Julia Lima made her American debut as Armida in baroque pastiche opera Armida at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, about whom The New York Times says "has the right noble temperament for her slow arias".
2012-2018 she performs with Garden State Philharmonic, Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra; was awarded 1st Place NY District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2nd Place Marcella Sembrich Competition, Finalist Giulio Gari Competition, Finalist Mario Lanza competition, Finalist The Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation.
Singer JULIA LIMA , whom The New York Times says «has the right noble temperament for her slow arias», was awarded the 1st prize of the NY District Metropolitan National Council, 2nd prize of Marchella Sembrich Competition , finalist of Giulio Gari Competition, finalist of the Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation. Julia's repertoire crosses the genres of classical music, classic pop, Latin music, and jazz classical voice jazz Broadway pop