English translator at the Department of International Affairs, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (since 2012). Editor of the English-language web portal of Moscow Conservatory https://www.mosconsv.ru (since 2013). Graduated with academic honors from the Choral Conducting Department of the Academic Music College at Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (1986); also took an elective course of composition there. Graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with the master’s degree in composition (1993). Author of music pieces, as well as of several dozens of essays and scholarly articles in various periodicals in Russia and abroad (2000–20), both online and paper-printed.