Graduated from Voronezh musical College (1983, student of N.Ya. Davydov), Voronezh state Institute of arts (1990, class of professor N.Ya. Davydov).
Since 1998 concertmaster of the double bass group of the Voronezh Symphony orchestra. He has performed solo concerts in Spain (2004). At the same time he is a soloist (since 1998, double bass-balalaika) in the ensemble of Russian music and dance "Balalaika" of the Voronezh Philharmonic. Teacher at the Voronezh state Academy of arts and Voronezh College of music (since 2007).