Julie Anna Zappalà was born in Brussels, from a Dutch mother and Argentinian father. She starts music at the age of 5, and starts playing the piano at 6 with the Russian Nakhimovitch family. Soon enough, she begins improvising and composing her own pieces.
Years later, she enters the class of Yvonne Lefébure's student, the Bulgarian pianist Boris Nedeltchev, in Dijon's Conservatoire. At the same time, she travels across Europe with her chamber choir, and participates to various operas, from Carmen to la Tosca... Sensitive to her musical skills, Boris Nedeltchev takes her under his wings, organizes various concerts, encourages her to embrace a musical career and helps her entering successfully the National Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
After a passage in the Conservatoire de Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, in the class of Perlemuter's student Cécile Hugonnard-Roche, where she also initiates to jazz playing, Julie Anna Zappalà starts working on her own, composing new pieces and repertoires, elaborating programmes mixing her neoclassical works to classical music.
She performs in France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, as well as in various festivals like the "Flâneries" of contemporary art in Aix-en-Provence, "Passion Piano" in Dinan, "Piano en Fête" in la Roque d'Anthéron...