May 29, 1989
Studied at the Gnesin Academy of Music (under Vladimir Tonkha). In 2008 he entered the Basel University School of Music studying under Prof. Ivan Monighetti. At present he is pursuing advanced studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart under Prof. Conradin Brotbek. In 2009 he won second prize in the 1st Semyon Kozolupov Cello Competition in Moscow. In 2014 he won at the 2nd Russian National Music Competition in Moscow, at the Gisborne Music Competition (New Zealand), and also at 52nd International Beethoven Festival and Competition held at the palace of Hradec nad Moravicí (Czech Republic). In the 2009-2010 season he interned with the Basel Symphony Orchestra. Since January 2015 he has been an intern with the Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra.