Carlos Gil-Gonzalo studied in his hometown of Madrid in the piano studio of Professor Dimitri Bashkirov and Professor Claudio Martinez Mehner at the Queen Sofia School of Music with the support of the Banco Santander and the Albéniz Foundation. In 2014, he completed his Bachelor of Music there and later earned his Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, where he studied with Claudio Martinez Mehner and Tobias Schabenberger.
In 2015, he worked on a project together with the University of Basel about E. Schulhoff, where he worked on the first transcription of an audio recording from Radio Prague. As a soloist, Carlos has performed at the Festival Dino Ciani in Italy as well as in concerts throughout Spain, France, Germany, and New Zealand.
At the moment, he lives in Basel and works as a choir director and accompanist for the Knabenkantorei Basel and for the choir at the Primarschule Volta. Carlos also regularly presents his new project “PraeludiUm”, where he performs works by Chopin, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff. In addition to his soloistic and pedagogical pursuits, he is also a member of the Kados Duo and is working on a CD recording of chamber music works by Swiss composers for VDE-Gallo Records together with Thomas Wicky and Peter-Lukas Graf. Carlos joined the faculty of the ICMS Basel in 2017.