Music Runs in Carlos' Blood.
Carlos was born in Brazil - and was first taught the Oboe by his father - a director of the Conservatorio Musical de Tatui, one of the largest music schools in South America.
Carlos' brother, Tadeu, is a professor of Flute at the North Carolina School for the Arts. His brother Benjamin, formerly the Principal Bassoonist of the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, is now a Bassoon professor at the University of Iowa School of Music. And his brother Luiz, a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, is now a band director in Cleveland, Ohio.