He started to learn to play the violin at the age of six and pursued his studies later in the Bartók Music Secondary School (already as a viola player) and the Franz Liszt Music Academy with Sándor Nagy and Ferenc
Rados. He was still 15 when he became member of the Erkel Chamber Orchestra. Having obtained his diploma at the Liszt Academy, he became first scholarship-holder, later full member of the viola section in the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He is also member as bass of Bolyki Singers and has toured with the group extensively in Europe, America and Japan.