Lives and works in Turin. He graduated at the University of Turin and received a diploma in composition at the Milan Conservatory with A.Corghi, and in electronic music. He has worked with the C.S.C. at Padua University, and the L.I.M. at Milan University. With a grant of De Sono, Turin he works with the Experimental Studio SWF Freiburg and he will be engaged at IRCAM, Paris; from april 1997 is composer in residence at ACROE, Grenoble. His compositions were selected for international competitions: Irino Tokyo, Bucchi Roma, Ensemblia Muenchengladbach, Briccialdi Terni. His music is performed, recorded and broadcasted in Italy and abroad like: Pomeriggi di Musica Nuova, Festival Antidogma, Settembre Musica Torino, Scuola Civica di Musica Milano, Festival d'été Geneva, Ensemblia Muenchengladbach, Festival Bartok Szombately, Biennale Musica Berlino, Ars Nova SWF Ravensburg and other concert seasons in Venezia, Roma, Genova, Torino, Perugia, Paris, Athen, Freiburg, Bacau, Valencia, Zagreb. His work is published by BMG Ariola, Edipan and Ricordi.
Giuseppe Gavazza contributed to music reviews and is involved in the promotion of contemporary music with Compositori Associati, Antidogma Musica and Camerata Casella; is director of musical research of Accademia Internazionale Arti e Media, Torino.
He collaborate with Luciano Berio and,following a long collaboration with Sergio Liberovici, he is concerned with music teaching methods and musical theatre for children. He teaches Elementi di composizione at the Cuneo Conservatory.