•Prize-winner at international competitions in St Petersburg: the Open Competition of Young Performers (1999 – 1st prize), the Rimsky-Korsakov Competition (2005 – 2nd prize, and 2008 – 1st prize) and the Mravinsky Competition (2006 – 1st prize)
•Prize-winner at the International Dmitry Beda competition (Lviv, 2000 – 1st prize)
•Recipient of the Grand Prix at the 21st Century Art competition (Kiev – Vorzel, 2003)
•Prize-winner of the Russian-German Gartow Stiftung Competition (2011 – 1st prize)
In 2004 he graduated from the Middle Special School of Music of the St Petersburg Conservatory (class of Dmitry Krasnik), in 2009 he graduated from the Conservatory and, in 2012, he completed a trainee assistantship there (class of Professor Kirill Sokolov).
Prize-winner at other international competitions and grant-recipient of the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation. Has given recitals and appeared with chamber ensembles in concert projects of the St Petersburg House of Music, the Small Hall of the Philharmonic and in Pskov and Belgorod.
In 2007 he joined the Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre. In addition to performing with the orchestra he appears in recitals at the Concert Hall, accompanied by the theatre's symphony orchestra (Silver Reed-Pipes subscription) and the Stradivarius Ensemble.