Pianist, music theorist, visiting artist-faculty (Cyprus); taught at New York University, also earning a Ph.D. in Performance from the same institution; winner of the Fulbright among other grants; appearances in several European capitals, Russia, and the US; as of 2021, external scientific collaborator with the Digital & Cognitive Musicology Lab, EPF-Lausanne; former researcher at the Sibelius Academy, Department of Music Theory; invited lectures, most recently, at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Helsinki University, the Russian Institute for Art History, and elsewhere; academic publications in Music & Letters, Music Theory & Analysis, and Notes, among other journals; doctoral studies in Music Theory & Musicology, CUNY Graduate Center; piano pedagogy training at Central Music School, Moscow; worked with the pianist and Distinguished Artist of Russia Viktor Abramov; founder of Tekhnee (Helsinki).