Preparatory Division Faculty
Studies at Leningrad State Conservatory, Special Music School, Leningrad.
Cello studies with Emmanuel Fishman, Natalia Gutman, Boris Pergamenshikov, Daniel Shafran. Winner, Boccerini Competition, All-Russian Competition, Prague International Competition. Collaborations with Maxim Shostakovich, Sidney Harth, Colman Pierce, Paul Dunkel. Solo appearances with London Soloist Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, New York Chamber Symphony, Irish National Symphony. Performances at Queen Elisabeth Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall. Member, Moscow Conservatory Trio. Music Director, Soesterberg International Music Festival. Faculty, Duquesne University since 1997, Mannes Preparatory Division since 1998.