Pianist and music theorist; PhD (New York University, 2016); MA (NYU); DiplPerf (Athens); doctoral course work in music theory and musicology at the CUNY Graduate Center; piano studies primarily with Distinguished Artist of Russia V. Abramov; performances in several European capitals, in Russia, and the US; publications in Music & Letters, Music Theory & Analysis, and Notes, among other journals; Founder & Schenkerian analysis instructor at Tekhnee (Helsinki); former adjunct piano faculty, New York University Steinhardt School; former Visiting Scholar, Sibelius Academy Music Theory Dept. (2011–3); full- and part-time research appointments at New York University and Aalto University (Finland); invited lectures, most recently, at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Helsinki University, and the Russian Institute for Art History; former Fulbright fellow (piano); regular research visits and professional development activities at Central Music School, Moscow; MSc.(Tech) in Engineering Management; primary author of, and regular contributor to, open-source software projects of musicological interest; presenter and co-organizer at music conferences in Europe and the US; affiliations with professional societies for music theory, piano pedagogy, and the digital humanities; currently based in Finland and Russia.