Born in 1986 in Tosno, he began playing the flute at the age of five. In 2004 he graduated from the St. Petersburg Musical Lyceum where he studied with Vladimir Ushakov, and in 2010 from the St. Petersburg Conservatory where he studied with Olga Chernyadyeva. In 2008–2010 he was member of the St. Petersburg State Capella orchestra (third flute and piccolo).
In 2006 and since 2010 he has perfected his mastery at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar with Wally Hase (flute) and Benjamin Plag (piccolo). In 2010–2011 he was member of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. He was awarded second prize at the International Theobald Böhm Competition for Flute and Alto Flute in Munich (2011).
In 2011–2013 he took an internship in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Academy and in September 2013 won the audition for the long-vacant piccolo chair of the Berlin Philharmonic, being the first Russian musician to become member of this orchestra.
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