Ephraim Schäfli is a graduate of Cairn University (B.Mus. in Piano Performance) and Temple University (M.M. in Historical Musicology).
At Cairn University, Ephraim studied with Dr. Samuel Hsu with whom he also collaborated in duet concerts and lectures, including pre-concert lectures to the Rittenhouse Square Committee of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Ephraim was a music intern at the Library of Congress and was featured as soloist with the Cairn University Wind Ensemble in Igor Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Winds. He has premiered works by composers Raoul Pleskow, Ryan Carson, and Joshua Devine and performed in master classes with Samuel Adler and Charles Abramovic.
Ephraim has been a member of Music Training Center’s piano faculty since 2012, currently teaches at Temple University, and serves as director of the Cairn Community Arts Academy.