Born in St Petersburg into a family of musicians, started to study music when he was four and at five went on to study violin. In 1999 he graduated from the Special Music School of the St Petersburg Conservatory (class of Nelya Sklyarskaya), in 2004 from the Conservatory (class of Vladimir Ovcharek). While a student he gave concerts in Dutch and German cities and became a 1st prize winner of the international festival Virtuosi 2000.
Since 1999 he has been member of the Mariinsky Youth Orchestra and then of the main Mariinsky Orchestra where he is currently assistant concertmaster. He performs in concerts held at the Mariinsky chamber halls.