• 1956 – 1957

    University of Forestry and Woodworking

  • 1958 – 1962

    Philosophical Faculty, University of Comenius, Bratislav, musical science department; Pedagogical University in Bratislava

  • 1958 – 1963

    member of the orchestras of Ján Siváček and Jaroslav Laifer

  • 1962 – 1964

    member of the Bratislava Studio, with which he took part in the Young Creativity Competition in Ostrava (1962, 1964)

  • 1963

    founded a hard bop quintet, with which he took part in a state-wide competition in Písek (CZ), where he won first prize; occasional collaboration with Ladislav Gerhardt's Trio, with whom he played a number of pieces on Slovak Radio in Bratislava

  • 1964

    member of the Pavel Polanský Quartet, with whom he took part in the International Jazz Festival in Prague

  • 1965

    with Ladislav Gerhardt recorded music for the film Artists, dir. Dušan Hanák

  • 1965 – 1969

    member of dance orchestra of Braňo Hronec, Juraj Velčovský and Gustav Offermann

  • from 1970

    member of Czechoslovak Radio Dance Orchestra in Bratislava