Studies at the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory studying under Prof. Anatoly Nikitin. He won a first prize at both the 1st and 2nd Knushevitsky International Cello Competition in Saratov (2012, 2014). In 2012 he earned the fifth prize in the 7th International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Montreux-Vevey (Switzerland), and in 2014 earned a diploma at the 2nd Russian National Music Competition. He was awarded a scholarship from the New Names Foundation (2009) and also the Yuri Temirkanov Prize (2013). He performs on tour in Russia and abroad. He has given solo concerts in the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre and the Small Hall of the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic among others. In 2015 he appeared with the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra in the regional programme of the XIV Moscow Easter Festival under the baton of Valery Gergiev.