Academic Year


The academic year at the Reina Sofía School of Music begins in late September and ends in late June.

2019-2020 Course

First Term:
23 September to 22 December 2019

Second Term:
8 January to 27 March 2020

Third Term:
13 April to 21 June 2020

At the beginning of the academic year and during orientation meetings, each student is given a document with the activities for each term, organised specifically for each instrument department.

Certificates and Diplomas

At the end of each academic year, each student receives a certificate of studies.

At the end of each training cycle, each student receives a formal diploma acknowledging completion of the corresponding studies.

Most Outstanding Students

At the end of the academic year, the Faculty Members of the School, on  recommendation from the teachers, designates the “Most Outstanding Student” of each chair, who receives the diploma directly from H.M. Queen Sofía on an emblematic stage in Madrid during the academic year’s Closing Ceremony.

Additionally, the most outstanding students from each chair and from the chamber groups obtain cash assistance for additional studies from the Reina Sofía School of Music.