In 2019, Julia released her second album "Hidden Place" on Berthold Records). Her music combines contemporary jazz with pop and experimental music and thereby she creates a unique, light and virtuous sound. Ms. Ehninger’s compositions are characterized by complex harmonies and unexpected melodies, playfully flirting with pop tunes and lingering in the imagination. In 2016, she released her first record as a leader on Unit Records. The album "Im Wandel" featured Ms. Ehninger’s original compositions with German lyrics.
Ms. Ehninger has performed at numerous clubs and festivals throughout Europe and the United States. Her performances include concerts at Carnegie Hall New York, A-Trane Berlin, JazzOpen Stuttgart as well as big band tours of Abu Dhabi and Ecuador with the Baden-Württemberg Jazz Orchestra, and concerts in the Dominican Republic with the Weimar-based jazz collective Luna.