Emili Pascual Carbonell was born in Llíria, Valencia, where he was taught by Miguel Correa and Vicente Martí. He also studied with Emanuel Abbuhl and Omar Zaboli at the MusikAkademie in Basel. He is founder of the Harmonia wind quintet and the Ensemble Eufonía and has been a soloist with some of the most prominent Spanish orchestras. Emili Pascual Carbonell was repertory professor at the Academia del Liceu and has led masterclasses at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya.
Emili Pascual Carbonell joined the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu at 18 years of age and has been oboe soloist there for the last 32 years, in 2012 expanding his rôle to include that of English horn soloist.