Nefeli Erma Maliali


Nefeli Erma is a piano player from Limassol, Cyprus who is currently living in London, United Kingdom. In June 2021, she completed her Undergraduate Studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, majoring in piano performance and having as second study classical singing. She graduated with First Class Honours and received the “Marjorie Hazlehurst Piano Award” for the greatest imagination, enterprise and highest level of performance. In September 2021, she started her Postgraduate studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, majoring in piano performance under the tuition of Mikhail Kazakevich.

Nefeli Erma has given numerous piano recitals both in Cyprus and United Kingdom and performed in piano masterclasses and performance classes taken by Mikhail Kazakevich, Gabriele Baldocci, Nino Jvania, Charlotte Tomlinson, John Thwaites, Anthony Hewitt, Robert Markham, Victor Sangiorgio, Peter Tuite and Martino Tirimo.

Since 2017, she participated in a lot of competitions and music festivals in the UK as a soloist, chamber music player and accompanist, including Denis Matthews Memorial Prize, Rena Kellaway Piano Recital Prize, Herbert Lumby Prize, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Chamber Music Festival, Beethoven Day Festival, Bottesini Festival and CoLab Festival. In 2019 she was part of a CD recording “L’Age De L’or”, performing Debussy Six Épigraphes Antiques, L131. Currently, she is a member of Ánthos Piano Trio, based in London, and preparing for upcoming recitals, including Wigmore Hall.

Nefeli Erma has been teaching piano, aural and theory lessons, at any levels of experience. She is qualified with ABRSM certificates in Piano, Theory and Classical Singing, and during her undergraduate and postgraduate studies she undertook piano pedagogy and instrumental/vocal teaching modules. Nefeli Erma also plays the clarinet and is a member of a clarinet ensemble named “Clariverse”, based in Limassol, Cyprus.