Nefeli Erma Maliali


Nefeli Erma is a pianist from Limassol, Cyprus, currently living in London, United Kingdom. In September 2023, she received a scholarship from Trinity College of London and commenced her studies for an Artist Diploma at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where she also attained with Distinction her Master of Music in piano performance, under the tuition of Prof. Kazakevich.
In June 2021, she completed her Undergraduate Studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, under the guidance of Mikhail Kazakevich and having as a second study classical singing under the tuition of Anne Dawson. She graduated with First Class Honours and received the “Marjorie Hazlehurst Piano Award” for the greatest imagination, enterprise and highest level of performance.
Nefeli Erma has given numerous piano recitals in the United Kingdom and abroad and performed in piano masterclasses taken by renowned pianists such as Martino Tirimo, Peter Tuite, Douglas Finch, Gabriele Baldocci, Mikhail Kazakevich, Nino Jvania, Charlotte Tomlinson, John Thwaites, Anthony Hewitt, Robert Markham.
Since 2017, she participated in a number of competitions and music festivals in the UK as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, including Denis Matthews Memorial Prize, Rena Kellaway Piano Recital Prize, Herbert Lumby Prize, Soloists Competition, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Chamber Music Festival, Beethoven Day Festival, Bottesini Festival, CoLab (co-hosting innovative projects) and New Lights Festival, where she was doing instrumental and vocal improvisations.
Besides performing, Nefeli Erma undertook Piano Pedagogy and Instrumental and Vocal Teaching Modules during her Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies and has been teaching piano, aural and theory lessons at any levels of experience, as well as musicianship for young children. Beyond her higher education degrees, she is qualified with ABRSM Grade 8 certificates in Piano, Theory and Classical Singing, and RAD Grade 8 certificate in Ballet. 
Additionally, Nefeli Erma plays the clarinet and was a member of Laniteio Lyceum Philharmonic band and “Clariverse” ensemble, both based in Limassol, Cyprus. She also took acting classes and performed major roles of Greek plays during her school years. Her multifaceted talent was recognised and received an award of “Multifaceted Artistic Talent As An Active Member In Public Events”, in 2017.