Attended the Juan Jose Castro Conservatory. Studied guitar with Dolores Costollas; harmony, counterpoint and piano with Daniel Montes; composition and musical analysis with Francisco Kropfl y Oscar Edelstein.
He was an active member of Otras Musicas Group and FARME of Buenos Aires and composed his first electroacoustic piece Mirada Roja in 1993, specializing in composition techniques in electroacoustics.
Among Gustavo's awards: a special mention of the Municipality of Buenos Aires, first prize of the FNA, and honorable residence in the International Electroacoustic Music Competition at Bourges.
His compositions, include works for instrumental, digital and mixed media, electronic music, acousmatic art, visual poetry, music theatre, performances and sound installation. Frequently explores the spacialization of sound in composition mixing electroacoustic sounds, vocal sounds and acoustical instruments.
Chab is an active member of Sonoridades Alternativas of Buenos Aires.
“Impact Tilting: Clumps of Dried Air Weed Spinning Against Its Terminal Pier and Covered with Gnomic and Meaningless Graffiti”
Bil Smith Composer; 1998 and 2013.
1.0 and 2.0. Commissioned in 1999 by Bell Atlantic and originally performed by Barth Ensemble Musik Fabrik, Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. This performance from 1999. Details follow in Compositional Architecture Section.