Music historian. Since 1996 he has been teaching at the Subdepartment of Foreign Music History, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. Associate Professor since 2004. Since 1998 he has been teaching also at the Subdepartment of Literary and Art Criticism and Publicism at the Department of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. He is the author of Music: Dialogue with God. From Archaic to Electronics (2021).