Gianni Trovalusci graduated in flute at the “Santa Cecilia” Conservatoire, where he specialized in the contemporary repertoire with Pierre-Yves Artaud in Paris and in the performing practices of early music with Jesper Christensen and Oskar Peter at the Schola Cantorum Basileensis. Since the 70s he has been active in the field of contemporary music, in music theatre and avant-garde performance; he has worked with artists like Evan Parker, Dagmar Krause, Tim Hodgkinson, Studio Azzurro video production, Ars Ludi, Giorgio Battistelli, Michelangelo Lupone, Walter Prati, Gaincarlo Schiaffini, Alvin Curran, David Ryan, Christian Wolff, Giorgio Nottoli, Sonia Bergamasco and many others, performing at major Italian and European festivals (Munich Biennale; Strasbourg Opera; Nuova Consonanza, Museo Casa Scelsi, Musicae Scienza, Musica Verticale Festival, Rome; MilanoOltre; Italy in Houston, Texas; Manca Festival, Nice; Rheinisch-Westfälisches Music Festival and WDR, Cologne; GAS Festival, Goteborg; Udine Jazz Festival, EMUFest “Santa Cecilia” Conservatoire Rome, REC Reggio Emilia Contemporanea, British Film Institute London, Nancy Opera, Kettle’s Yard Cambridge, Flanders Opera, Scompiglio Lucca, Ars Electronica – BrucknerHaus Linz, Neue Alte Musik Colonia, M.A.N.C.A. Opera di Nizza, Biennale di Monaco, Opera di Strasburgo, New York University, Massey College – Toronto University, Houston International Festival Texas, Festival di Musica Elettronica Italiana – Centro Reina Sofia Madrid, CCA Glasgow, Stockholm New Music Stockholm, Nits de Musica Mirò Foundation of Barcelona, etc.)
His musical research has led him to discover parallel artistic areas and traces, like theatre, dance and poetry, as is evidenced by the wide range of instruments adopted: modern, classical and ethnic flutes, new specially designed instruments and live electronics. He is Artistic coordinator of the SONORA Project and is also coordinator of the activities of Federazione Cemat (Centres – Music Art Technologies).