Application | 2021-2022 Auditions

The application period for the 2021-2022 academic year at the Reina Sofía School of Music open, from 10 December 2020 to 11 February 2021.

Application form

It is an online application form that requests the following information:

  • Programme of studies you wish to apply to (Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Foundation Course or Diploma in Music Performance)
  • Audition to which you choose to enroll (it is possible to choose one or more)
  • Information on previous musical studies (up to 3 different teachers or centres).
  • Two academic references: from your Instrument teacher and headmaster, headteacher or dean.
  • Language certificates, if you hold any.
  • personal statement.
  • Artistic CV (up to 900-character text)
  • Chosen pieces according to the obligatory repertoire (see specific repertoire down below)
  • Links (maximum 3) to a recent recording (at Youtube, Vimeo, etc.)
  • For the preselection round:
    • Two recent recordings of contrasting pieces. At least one must be accompanied by piano.
    • An optional third recording showcasting a different activity: chamber music, as a soloist...
  • Payment of a €100 application fee.

Applicants to the Composition Chair must also provide a dossier including:

  • Previous works, including sheet music (pdf) and, if possible, recordings (links) that provide a short presentation of these works. 
  • CV that details previous studies.

Application fee

There is an €100 application fee for auditions at the Reina Sofía School of Music. You only have to pay one fee, even if you apply for more than one department.

Auditions

If you are pre-selected for auditions, we will contact you via email one month before your audition date. These carry a €30 audition fee, to be paid before the audition date.

Repertoire and dates

Telefónica Violin Chair: Professor Zakhar Bron.

Telefónica Violin Chair: Professor Marco Rizzi.

Fundación BBVA Viola Chair: Professor Diemut Poppen.

Fundación BBVA Viola Chair: Professor Nobuko Imai.

Aline Foriel-Destezet Cello Chair: Professor Ivan Monighetti.

Aline Foriel-Destezet Cello Chair: Professor Jens Peter Maintz.

Unidad Editorial Double Bass Chair: Professor Duncan McTier.

Flute Chair: Professor Jacques Zoon.

Oboe Chair: Professor Hansjörg Schellenberger.

Clarinet Chair: Professor Pascal Moraguès.

Bassoon Chair: Professor Gustavo Núñez.

Fundación Bancaria "la Caixa" French Horn Chair: Professor Radovan Vlatković

IF International Foundation Trumpet Chair: Professor Reinhold Friedrich.

Fundación Ramón Areces "Alfredo Kraus" Voice Chair. Professor Francisco Araiza.

Fundación Banco Santander Piano Chair: Professor Dmitri Bashkirov.

Fundación Banco Santander Piano Chair: Professor Galina Eguiazarova.

IF International Foundation Composition Chair: Professor Fabián Panisello