• 1977 – 1984

    Peoples’ Art School in Košice, studying piano; later, private classical guitar studies with M. Harakályová

  • 1986 – 1994

    Technical University of Košice, studying Technical Cybernetics (at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering), later Geology (at the Faculty of Mining Engineering); during his university studies, he was a member of the Csermely choir in Košice

  • 1995 – 1996

    Music Fund scholarship

  • 1996

    member of the PP Quartet (P. Preložník, P. Oberländer, S. Počaji)

  • 1996 – 1997

    performed in the Big Band AUS in Bratislava

  • 1997, 1999

    attended jazz workshops in Frýdlant 

  • from 1998

    performances with Antona Jaro’s Jazz Standards (A. Jaro, S. Počaji, P. Preložník), with which he performed at the Tri Pet Jazz Bratislava festival (1998), in the funk group Hotel

  • 1999

    performed at the Livin’ Blues festival (Bratislava) with Zuzana Suchánková and the PP Quartet

  • from 2000

    performances with the Pavol Bodnár Jazz Quartet (P. Bodnár, J. Brisuda, B. Čellár) and a jazz trio (with P. Bodnár, J. Lehotský)

  • 2000

    performed at the Blues Fest in Poland (with Boboš & the Frozen Dozen)