Since 1974, Ivan Viktorovich worked as a teacher at children's music school, Voronezh Music School, since 1989 - at the secondary music school "College of Music", since 1993 he worked at Voronezh State Academy of Arts.
Ivan Viktorovich founder and leader of the ensemble Young Voronezh Balalaika players. The ensemble gave concerts in Russia and abroad. The programs of the ensemble are recorded by the All-Russian Radio, Russia TV channel.
He developed and implemented a system of education of balalaika players. Of 70 graduates - 20 laureates and winners of international and All-Russian competitions (A. Gorbachev, K. Bogdanov, E. Kareshchikov, A. Kibenko and others). He conducted master classes in Moscow and other Russian cities. Author of over 100 transpositions, transcriptions of classical works and balalaika arrangements.