He was born in 1972 in Budapest. Following five years of violin studies in 1985 he started to play the horn. Having finished his secondary school studies at the Béla Bartók Music Secondary School, he was admitted to the Franz Liszt Music Academy of Budapest as a pupil of Imre Magyari and Ádám Friedrich. He obtained his diploma in 1996. Both in 1995 and in 1996 he won first prize at the Debrecen National Brass Competition. Between 1993 and 2001 he was member of the Matáv Symphony Orchestra. Since October 2001 he has been member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra.