Pianist and music theorist; visiting artist-faculty at European University Cyprus; performances in several European capitals, Russia, and the US; invited lectures, most recently, at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Helsinki University, and the Russian Institute for Art History; publications in Music & Letters, Music Theory & Analysis, and Notes, among other journals; former visiting scholar at the Sibelius Academy (Dept. of Music Theory, 2011–3); former adjunct piano faculty at New York University; multiple research visits to Central Music School, Moscow; Fulbright alumnus; founder of Tekhnee Lab (Helsinki); doctoral studies in music theory & musicology, CUNY Graduate Center; piano studies with Distinguished Artist of Russia Viktor Abramov; PhD in Piano Performance, New York University; based in Moscow.