He also works as a music teacher and university professor and has published several science papers in Music theory. His fields of expertise are primarily Acoustic and Electric guitar, Music Theory, Harmony with Analysis, Counterpoint and Analysis of Musical Work. Furthermore, he tours with a huge variety of bands from all over the world and collaborates with some of the best known names in industry (Andy James, Justin Derrico, Marco Sfogli, etc).
In the celebrated world-wide guitar competition, Guitar Idol, Igor made it to the online finals for the 2nd year in a row in 2009, and received highest reviews from around the globe.
Igor won the prestigious award “Guitarist of The Year” from “Guitar World” and “Guitar Player” magazines in 2020.