Sofia Efklidou earned her diploma from the state conservatory of Thesssaloniki and continued her studies at the Hochschule fur Music Koln and Trinity College of Music, with scholarships from the Greek State and “The Friends of Music Society”. She has performed in various concerts in Greece, Germany and England, with her repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary music.

She has played in live concerts and recorded with several Greek singers and artists.

Also she has collaborated several times with the National theater, and other theater groups, as well as dance performances.

Sofia Efklidou has been collaborating with many Greek orchestras, such as the state orchestras of Athens and Thessaloniki, as well as the municipality orchestra of Thessaloniki, kamerata ensemble of Megaron in Athens, etc.

She has attended cello master classes with Alexander Baily, Rafael Wallfish, Richard Markson, Laury Blake…viola da gamba with Nima Ben David and the La Caccia group and contemporary music with the Ensemble Moderne Summer Academie.

Lately has developed a special interest for music traditions of the Mediterranean and Asia. Therefore she has studied with great musicians as Ross Dally, Omer Erdogdular, Derya Turkan, Erkan Ogur, Daud Khan Sadozai, Evgenios Voulgaris and Sokratis Sinopoulos, in the musical workshop of Labyrinth, based in Crete.

At the moment she is a member of the Ross Dally quartet, together with Kelly Thoma and Taxiarchis Georgoulis. The quartet collaborates also with artists such as Zohar Fresco, Bijan Semirani, Giorgos Manolakis, Ahmet and Omer Erdogdular and others.

Also Sofia Efklidou together with Taxiarchis Georgoulis have formed a duet, orientated in the music of the Eastern Mediterranean, and playing also their own original compositions. Using the duet as a basis, they often colaborate with several other musitians.