Graduate of the Moscow Conservatory where he studied the clarinet and symphonic conducting. He is winner of 20 international clarinet competitions, including the oldest competition in Geneva, as well as the Musin Russian National Conducting competition.
In 2007 he founded the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra. He has collaborated with leading Russian orchestras, orchestras in CIS countries, and also with ensembles abroad. In December 2013 with the Novaya Rossiya Orchestra he made a recording of the symphonic music for the opening ceremonies of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.