Carlos Lopez-Real

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Music | Jazz
PGCert Performance Teaching Programme Leader
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Carlos is the Programme Leader for the PGCert Performance Teaching. He has taught at the Guildhall since 2005, having previously studied at postgraduate level at Guildhall and the Institute of Education. He is at the forefront of developing collaborative and transformative teaching and learning approaches, having also launched and led the multi-disciplinary BA Performance and Creative Enterprise (PACE) in 2015.

He is a saxophonist, composer, and improviser who has recorded and toured extensively, and curated several club venues. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. He also holds a BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Oxford, and a postgraduate diploma in Coaching and Mentoring from the Institute of Leadership and Management. A lifelong learner, he is also currently studying for a Masters in Composition and Orchestration for media.