Master of Arts, Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Kiev, 1970.
Performing & Composition.
Assistant principal State Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev, 1963-1965. Principal clarinet State Honored Radio and television Orchestra, 1970-1979. Assistant principal Beverly Hills Symphonic Orchestra, Los Angeles, since 1985.
Solo clarinet Mark Taper Forum, 1986. Recordings Warner Brothers and Universal, since 1983. Private instructor music, Los Angeles, since 1980.
Married Tanya Grimberg, November 14, 2010. Children: Alexey, David Ray.