Giovanni Espato began his studies at the Conservatory of Reggio Calabria in the class of Antonio Vergine and Raimondo Inconis. During the studies, he has taken part in several chamber and orchestra projects. He has cooperated
with a number of well-known theatres, e.g. from Messina, Reggio Calabria
and Cosenza. Over the last few years, he has received a number of important music prizes: 1st prize in the National Competition Luciano Luciani, 1st prize in
a duo in the International Competition Città di Acireale and 2nd prize in the International Competition Città di S. Eufemia. He is the winner of audtions for the Giovanile Siciliana Orchestra and participant of master classes run by Paolo Carluni, Eliseo Smordoni, Stefano Canuti and Gustavo Nunez. He currently attends the courses run by Diego Chenna at the Freiburg University of Music.