She graduated from the Piano Department of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow in 1992 and completed her post-graduate studies in 1994. In 1995, she joined the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow as an accompanist. Here she works on almost all the repertoire of the theatre, takes part in the Novaya Opera’s tours in Russia and abroad, prepares and performs concert programmes with the Novaya Opera’s soloists.
She has taken part in the following chamber concerts in the Mirror Foyer: Vocal Music of Russian Composers, An Evening of Russian Romances, Wagner and his Contemporaries, Rossini and the French, Romances to Alexander Pushkin's Poems and the Sviridov Age Vocal Music Festival. She has prepared and performed a number of chamber music programmes: Film Music, The New Year Firework, Spain is my Love – Alexandra Saulskaya-Shulyatieva’s recital, All Men Surrender to Love’s Power…, Vladimir Kudashev’s and Margarita Nekrasova’s recitals. Ekaterina participates in concerts at MIPAC, the State Darwin Museum, and the Glinka National Museum Consortium of Musical Culture.
As an accompanist, Ms. Maklyarskaya has taken part in vocal competitions in Toulouse (France) and Barcelona (Spain),in international music festivals including Sacro Art in Germany, The Musical Kremlin in Moscow and others.
She was awarded the Best Accompanist diploma at the 10th Tchaikovsky International Vocal Competition in Moscow (1994) and the Certificate of Honour of Culture Ministry for the development of culture (2012).
Old Granny's Tales (Interactive performance for children to the music from Mussorgsky’s The Nursery and Pictures at an Exhibition song cycles) — Piano