Graduated from Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory — Department of Music Theory and History, 2002, and Post-graduate Course in musicology, 2005. Ph.D. thesis — John Cage: Life, Creativity, Aesthetics (2005; scientific advisers - Professors Yu. N. Kholopov and V. S. Tsenova). Doctor of Art Criticism (2015; thesis — Aleatorics as a principle of composition. Since 2010 to 2018 — Teaching Assistant of the Musical and Informational Technology Subdepartment at Moscow Conservatory. Since 2017 — Associate Professor at the Department of Arts, Russian State Social University.