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 Festivals and concerts throughout Switzerland, Spain, France, Germany, and New Zealand.
He has worked as a choir director and accompanist for the Knabenkantorei Basel and for the choir at the Primarschule Volta. He has played with the Basel Sinfonietta Orchestra at the Theater Basel ( ¨Die dreigroschenoper", with music composed by Kurt Weill).
Carlos is also co-founder of Kados Duo (www.kadosduo.com) and an active member of Fx Kollektiv, a contemporary music trio formed by 2 Saxophones and piano based in Basel. In addition to his soloistic and pedagogical pursuits, he recently recorded a CD of chamber music works by Swiss composers for VDE-Gallo Records together with Thomas Wicky and Peter-Lukas Graf.
He is part of the Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich faculty since 2020 where he teaches kids and adults.