Born in Uzhorod, Ukraine, violin studies at the Conservatory in Uzhorod and Academy of Music in Kiev with Prof. Olga Parchomenko.

From 1966-1976 leader of the Kiev Chamber Orchestra, from 1977-1986 leader of the Slovak Chamber Orchestra. Member of jury at numerous international competitions, conductor and artistic adviser of the Bratislava Chamber Soloists.

 Teaching posts in Bartok Conservatory in Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest. Professor of violin at the Conservatory in Bratislava and Academy of Arts in Bratislava. 

Artistic directorand founding member of the International Master Classes - Schola Arvenzis .