He studied the Prague Conservatory with Professor Václav Hoza, whose class he also attended at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Still a student, he became a member of the Film Symphony Orchestra (conducted by František Belfín) and later joined the National Theatre Opera and the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra. He welcomes opportunities to play in chamber ensembles as well as jazz orchestras – Czech Philharmonic Jazz Band, Václav Kozel Big Band. He teaches at the Prague Conservatory and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He co-organises tuba masterclass courses taking place in Gustav Mahler’s birthplace Kaliště in Central Bohemia.