He was born in 1963 in Sochi. He was graduated from choir- and opera- conducting faculties of the SPb Conservatoire. Laureate of the All-Russian Conductors Competitions (1968, Ulianovsk) and International Toscanini Competitions (1990). Artistic director and chief conductor of the Tomsk Symphony Orchestra (1990 - 1991). At present time he has been artistic director and chief conductor of the Karelia State Philharmonia. He gave a concerts with symphony orchestras of St.Petersburg, Sochi, Voronrzh, Kislovodsk, Rostov, Krasnodar. He had a tours in Italy, Finland, Germany, Sweden, Poland, France, USA. He has recorded CD with the music for the film Road to "Rukajarvi".