From 1978 to 1981, he played the first violin in the Prague Academy Quartet. He played a solo with the Prague Symphony Orchestra in 1982 on recommendation of the Prague Academy of Music Arts. He served as concertmaster at the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra from 1983 to 1990.Jan has performed with the world-known conductors, such as Carlo Gulini, Sir Mackeras, Karajan, Neuman, Kosler, Kubelik, and Hornocourt, played solo several times with the orchestra and presented recitals. He toured extensively throughout Europe as the first violinist of the Mozart Pop Quartet. He served as co- concertmaster at the first violin at the National Symphony Orchestra in Johannesburg from 1990 to 1994. He performed the Duo concerto for violin and cello by Brahms with the orchestra. He has been actively engaged in solo activities and in chamber music in Europe. Since October 1995 he has been concertmaster of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, and substitute concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra in Prague, under music director Paul Freeman from Chicago. In 1998, he was invited by Prague Chamber Orchestra for the concert tour in Canada and the U.S.A.
From 2003, he lives in Tokyo, Japan. While teaching violin, chamber music to students, he is also continuing performance as solo so chamber music. He has performed in Tokyo Brahms double concerto for violin and cello with Kentaro Yoshi, principal celloist of Vienna Symphony Orchestra in 2005, Beethoven's violin concerto in Kawasaki Muza Hall in 2006. He established Trio Bohemica with Czech musician, Jan Horak and Vaclav Adamira in 2006 and their performance in Kioi Hall in 2007 earned a great reputation as well as their concert tour to Kyushu and other parts of Japan.
Besides his performance, he has been actively sharing his long life experience as a concert master and solist with his young students at universities and private teaching in Czech and other countries.