He began his musical studies at age 5 at the Special School of Music in Kazan and later with G.H. Hodjaev. In 1988 he entered the State Conservatory and in 1994 he obtained the solo violin, orchestra artist and violin teacher diplomas. He was a Concertino in the Student Symphony Orchestra, was part of the Chamber Orchestra “La Primavera”, played in the Kazan Philharmonic State Orchestra and was a member of Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester, of the Moscow Orchestra, of the State Symphony Orchestra and of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. He is currently a member of the Royal Philharmonic of Galicia.