Julia Kent is a New York City-based, Vancouver, British Columbia-born cellist and composer.
In 2007, she released her first solo album of looped cello music, Delay. An EP, Last Day in July, appeared in 2010, and a second full-length record, Green and Grey, in 2011.
In 2011 her song "Gardermoen," included in Delay album, has been used in Paolo Sorrentino movie titled This Must Be the Place
In March 2013 she released a third full-length solo record, "Character," on the Leaf Label.
She was music composer for the Canadian documentary film The Boxing Girls of Kabul. and the short film Birthplace. Her song "Dorval" was used in the 2008 film Trinidad, and in The Good Show, an episode of National Public Radio's Radiolab.