Between 1991 and 1996 studied at the St. Petersburg N. A.
Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatoire, majoring in organ playing.
First performed in a solo concert at the age of 18, in December, 1991, in Tallinn, Estonia.
During the 1994-1995 academic year, was a student of organ playing at the Higher School of Church Music in Halle,
Germany, studying Romantic music under professor Johannes Schaefer, the music of Bach and contemporary music under professor
Folker Broeutigam, and medieval music under professor
Klaus Eihhorn. Also studied the history of organ and organ building.
In May, 1995 performed in the A. G. Ritter international competition of organists, in Magdeburg, Germany.
In 1996, was among the organizers of the international festival of organ music and an academic conference in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Professor Isaiah A. Braudo.
Beginning 1993, worked on a book titled The Art of Organ Performance, which later, in 1997, was published by the Composer publishers of St. Petersburg.
In the fall of 1997, recorded compact disc with works of Schoenberg, Liszt,
Beginning November, 1997, work as an assistant professor of the organ class at the St. Petersburg Conservatoire.
In May, 1998, performed in concert, Musikproduktion Lothar Solle, playing the historical Fr. Fleiter organ, in Ewerswinkel, Germany, when my second compact disc,
The Art of Fugue by J.S. Bach, was recorded.
In June, 1998, was among the participants of an international academic conference on the issues of the study of instruments held at the Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art of St. Petersburg. Delivered a report on the preservation of the historical English organ of the English Church of St. Petersburg.
From the age of eighteen, have been performing in concerts in the cities of the former USSR and in Germany.
Participated in the master classes of Zsigmond Szathmary, Lionel Rogg, Petr Eben, Hans Haselboeck, Wolfgang Stockmayer, Rudolf Heinemann, Andreas Liebig, Bernard Haas, Kurt Lueders, Eberhard Lauer, Martin Haselboeck, David Sanger, Amadeus Webersinke, Uwe-Karsten Gross, Wolfgang Zerer, Pieter van Dijk, Jack van Ootmersen, Hans Davidsson
and other well-known organists
During the 2000 year, was a student of organ playing at the Higher School of Music in Hamburg, Germany, studying under professor
Pieter van Dijk.