Born in Kirov, Russia in 1979, Professor Vera Tataurova taught him. From 1997 to 2006, he studied at Kirov and Novgorod Conservatories of Music, prior to which he studied in a senior professor class directed by Vladimir Mityakov of Novgorod Conservatory of Music. Since 2011, he has been the director of Kirov Matyaev International Guitar Music Festival in Russia.
Since 2010, Gregory has signed formal contracts with Malaysia's Rutja guitar and French guitar string company Savarez. In 2013, the Asia-Pacific Brand Fund awarded the Grigori Novikov Personal Brand Award.
Grigoriy Novikov International Competition Award-winning Records:
First Prize of International Guitar Music Festival (Greece 2009)
First Prize in International Guitar Competition (Italy 2008)
First Prize of Thailand International Guitar Music Festival (Thailand 2008)
Second Prize of International Guitar Music Festival (France 2007)
Second Prize of International Music Festival (Russia 2006)
First Prize in Russian FSI Competition (2004)
Third Prize in Russian FSI Competition (2003)
Best Music Deduction Award (2005)
First Prize in Russian FSI Competition (1999)