Efim graduated as a trumpet player from the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory and Buchmann-Mehta School of Music,Tel-Aviv University. He is a winner of several international brass competitions. In 2011, Efim moved to Israel and became a member of the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra, participated in multiple orchestral tours to Austria, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria etc. Throughout his career, Efim cooperated with numerous symphony orchestras and world known conductors. Since 2014 Efim dedicates his time to art management. His hobbies include professional recording of classical musicians and cooking.