Grigori Hovhannisyan has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with concentration in Sound Engineering, and a Master’s Degree in Music with concentration in Flute, Saxophone and Piano from the Armenian National Conservatory of Music. He has been a lead flutist and a leader of the wind group of Armenian State Radio and Television Symphonic Orchestra for twenty-six years. As a music teacher he taught flute, saxophone and piano for more than 40 years. He was the winner of several international competitions. Has numerous students who won national music competitions.
In 2000, 2001 and 2002 he was recognized as the best music teacher.
He had performances in the following countries: USA, Spain, France, Turkey, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, Germany, Poland, and Czech Republic.
After moving to the USA, he continues to teach piano, flute and saxophone classes. At the same time, in 2004, he began to work at The Washington Ballet as a piano accompanist, and in 2006 at George Mason University.
He also worked as a substitute pianist with the Richmond Ballet, Fredericksburg Ballet, Boston 2 Ballet, George Mason Dance company, Maryland Youth Ballet and Mark Morris Dance group.