2017-2018 Mildred McDaniel Concert Series


Maria Yefimova, Pianist

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.


           Internationally acclaimed pianist Maria Yefimova has performed in Italy, Spain, England, Slovakia, Croatia, Russia, and the United States.  She appeared in such major venues as Carnegie Hall, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory Malii and Rachmaninoff Halls, Steinway Hall (NYC), Teatro Puccini di Merano (Italy), Lisinsky Hall (Zagreb), and Slovak Philharmonic Hall, among others.  Her performances were described by critics as “highly artistic” (Virginia Gazette), “brilliant” (Novosti, Russia), filled with “passion and energy” (America Oggi), “judged to a ‘T’” (New York Concert Review), and “truly outstanding” (Berkshire Review for the Arts).  A native of Russia, Ms. Yefimova graduated with honors from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.  After receiving a full scholarship from the Manhattan School of Music she moved to the US to pursue her Master’s and Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees.  Maria’s principal teachers include Arkady Aronov, Yury Slesarev, Nina Dunaeva, and Yelena Tatulian. Dr. Yefimova has taught at the Manhattan School of Music and is currently on the piano faculty of the College of William and Mary.  
This event is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. The concert is open to the public.  Contributions will be accepted to help support the Concert Series.  A reception follows the concert.