Efim was born in Petrozavodsk in 2003. He graduated from St. Petersburg Children's School of Music No.33 (class of teacher Irina Panova). Since 2019 he is pursuing his study at the St. Petersburg Mussorgsky College of Music (class of teacher Pavel Sokolov).
Laureate of international competitions:
2019 - The winner in the 8th Y.N. Dolzhikov International Wood, Brass and Drums Competition and Festival for Young Persons (Moscow)
- The Winner at the 16th International Classical Music Competition "Viva-Music" (Riga, Latvia).
- The Winner at the 6th St. Petersburg Open Winds and Drums Competition for Young Performers (St. Petersburg)
2020 - The 3rd Prize Award at the 3rd International Gnessins Wind and Drums Competition (Moscow).
He participates in master-classes by Vitaly Fartushny, Pavel Sokolov, Olga Tomilova, Ivan Paisov, Alexander Trushkov, Pavel Kundyanka, Ilya Novikov, Khanyafi Chinakaev.
He also attended sessions at the Sirius Centre in Sochi, classes of Olga Tomilova (2017), Ivan Paisov (2018).
He was awarded the St. Petersburg Government Prize “Young talents” (2018). He won prizes at youth contests.
He is a member of the Orchestral Academy "St. Petersburg Orchestra 1703" (2018).
Participant of Saint-Petersburg Music House programs since 2020.