Julia Stefan has been involved in music since the age of four. Starting out in violin she played in the Little String Orchestra then moved on to the Brant Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as competing in various local festivals. At the age of 12 she discovered her love for singing, starting out competing in the Simcoe and Brantford Kiwanis Music before moving on to the Stratford and Toronto festival. At the age of 14 she guest stared with the Brant Symphony Orchestra at the Sheridan Art Centre in Brantford and at 18 she become the first classical vocalist to win the overall Richard Blaha Memorial Silver Tray for the Brantford Kiwanis music festival. After moving to Ottawa to continue her studies she was involved in many operas and operettas lead roles including, La Boheme (Puccini), Tosca (Puccini), La Traviata (Verdi), Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni), Norma (Bellini), Orfeo (Gluck) and The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti). She has also competed in the Ottawa Kiwanis festival as well as the NATS music festival and received an honorary mention in the 2015 Chamberfest Rising Stars concert.
Though classical music has dominated most of her singing career, her knowledge and passion for music go beyond allowing her to give her students the most for whatever song they wish to sing.