• 1947 – 1948

    member of the Gustav Brom Orchestra

  • 1949

    member of Slovak Philharmonic (first trombonist, since 1970 second trombonist)

  • 1951

    external graduate of Conservatory in Brno, trombone and composition; member of the group RK Club of Richard Kubernát

  • 1951 – 1954

    Academy Of Performing Arts in Bratislava

  • 1951 – 1956

    teacher at Conservatory in Bratislava, trombone; leading of courses and training of amateur musicians organized by Educational Institute

  • 1955 – 1956

    the head of Slovak Philharmonic; member of the Dance Orchestra of Bratislava Undergraduates, and of the groups Kolektív 52, 53, Ján Siváček's orchestra and Dixieland of Siloš Pohanka

  • since 1960

    focus on composing and pedagogical activities

  • 1967 – 1972

    composing songs for pop music singers: Helena Blehárová – Choď (Go), 1st prize in TV competition Vyberte si pesničku (Choose A Song); Dušan Grúň, Jana Kocianová, Eva Kostolányiová, Zdeněk Sychra, Marta a Tena Elefteriadu (To všetko bolo včera (All Of This Was Yesterday), awarded by Bratislava Lyre 1970) and others

  • 1969 – 1978

    the Secretary of Pop-music department in Association Of Slovak Composers

  • 1980 – 1998

    teaching in Conservatory (thanks to him, there is an optional subject of Arranging And Composition Of Popular Music And Jazz)

  • 1983

    leader of the Big Band of Bratislava Conservatory; performances: Bratislava Jazz Days (1986), Slovak Jazz Festival in Žilina (1986, 1989, 1990), Czechoslovak Jazz Festival Carlsbad (CZ, 1987), Jazz Festival Přerov (CZ, 1989), 2nd European Youth Music Festival Strasbourg (1989), Concours Europeen de Big Band de Jazz “Michel Legrand” Le Havre (1991)