Yulia's albums "Into the West" and "Montage" had three top 40 radio hits in New Zealand, "Into the West", "Angel" and "We're All Alone". Yulia has a coloratura mezzo soprano singing voice. Yulia moved to New Zealand to live, from Russia in 2002. Within two years Yulia learned to speak English, passed all of her senior high school exams at Cashmere High School in Christchurch and signed a recording deal with Sony Music New Zealand.
She was taught by Cashmere High School's music department head Gary Thin and teacher Noeleen Penter. Her first ever concert was in Christchurch with Ivan Rebroff where she received a standing ovation for her version of Ave Maria. She was first discovered on regional television as a last minute subject for a ten minute segment on Good Living With Kerry Pierson on Christchurch's local television station CTV. Gray Bartlett, co-director and owner of the Auckland-based promotion company Pacific Entertainment Limited, signed her to a six year worldwide sole agency deal but was ended early by Yulia and she was managed temporarily by Michael Glading, ex head of Sony NZ. In 2007 Yulia met Glyn MacLean, 17 years her senior, director and owner of Oikos Music Group and signed to a management and music publishing deal. On Feb 10th 2008, Yulia married Glyn. 2) A spanish singer. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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