Born in Moscow in 1984. Graduated from the Gnessins State Music College (2004, with honours), the Music Theory and History Department of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (2009, with honours); master thesis: «Composer John Williams — famous and unknown» (scientific advisor Assoc. Prof. R. A. Nassonov). In 2009–2012 he was a post-graduate student of Moscow Conservatory. Ph. D. (2013, thesis: «Music in the contemporary American commercial cinema: historical and theoretical problems»). In 2006–2012 he taught at the Central Music School of Moscow Conservatory (music literature), in 2007–2012 — at S.I.Taneev Music School (music literature, solfeggio). Currently — the editor of Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (since 2012).