He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory (class Professor I. V. Bochkova ).
As a soloist, appear with many symphony orchestras under the direction of V. Polyansky , A. Rudin , E. Serov. J. Spiller , J. Kakhidze , A. Volmer .
From 2005 to 2012 - concertmaster of the chamber ensemble "Moscow Soloists " directed by Yuri Bashmet.
His performances have taken him to nearly 80 countries around the world.
In duo with Yuri Bashmet and ensemble " Moscow Soloists " many times played Mozart's " Sinfonia Concertante " in prestigious concert halls in Europe, such as Beethoven Halle in Bonn , Milan Conservatory, Stravinsky Auditorium in Montreux (Switzerland ), as well as in Japan and Hong Kong. In 1995 he was awarded the Prize of Oleg Kagan "For the best performance of the music of Mozart " at the International competition of the Yuri Bashmet , Moscow.
Stepan Yakovich enjoys an active as a chamber musician, performing in ensemble with V. Tretyakov, V. Repin , Y. Istomin , N. Znaider , M. Brunello , A. Knyazev , A. Melnikov , V. Mishchuk at international festivals in the towns of Stresa , Siena (Italy ) Tours (France ) , Bath ( England) , Kreuth , Kronberg , Elmau (Germany ) , isle of Elba (Italy), as well as the " December Evenings " (Moscow) .
He teaches at the Moscow Conservatory.
Master classes in the cities of Russia and abroad.