He plays harpsichord, organ, continuo, viola and is choir director as well as conductor. He has been born in Berlin (Germany) and studied viola, piano and composition at the Hannes Eisler university of music in Berlin (Germany). Later he concentrated himself to playing harpsichord, organ and continuo. Currently he is viola player at Staatskapelle Berlin. He's also the choir director of the Russian-orthodox cathedral in Berlin (Germany).