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International University Courses

"Música en Compostela"

Santiago de Compostela, from July 28th to August 10th, 2024.


The international courses of "Musica en Compostela" refer, exclusively, to the information and interpretation of Spanish Music. Musicians of any nationality, with a high and recognized technical level, can attend these courses.

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All students who are beneficiaries of a “Música en Compostela” Scholarship will have to pay €595 Registration Fees, there will be two types of scholarships:


Complete scholarship: Scholarship students will have the right to food and accommodation, apart from being able to actively participate in the Course.

Accommodation scholarship: Students who obtain a scholarship of this type will be entitled to free accommodation, but must pay €350 for Maintenance during the 2 weeks of the Course, which will include Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


(Those candidates who were not beneficiaries of a Scholarship, may also participate in the Course as Active students.)


All those people who, having been admitted, are not beneficiaries of an accommodation and maintenance grant, may also participate in the Course as Active Students, under the same academic and participatory conditions as the Scholarship Students.


Registration fee for Active Students: €595


The condition of Hearing Student will be determined by payment of the registration fees.


Registration fee for Listener Students: €350.



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⋅ Registration form duty completed

⋅ "Curriculum Vitae"

⋅ Photocopy of the identity card or passport

⋅ Two passport-size photographs

⋅ All supporting documents relating to the applicant’s musical training

⋅ Parental consent (in case the applicant is a minor)


All those applicants that, unless proper justification, fail to send all the documents required to participate in the call procedure, will not be considered as candidates for the scholarship.



All admission applications must be sent to the General Secretariat of "Musica en Compostela", via e-mail or via post mail.


Deadline for submission of applications:

from February 1st to June 30th, 2023


The registration fee will be paid within the term stated, after the applicant is admitted as an Active or Listener Student.


Once the period for the submission of applications is finished, and the documentation provided by all candidates is reviewed at the Teaching Body meeting, chaired by the Course Director, the scholarships of "Musica en Compostela" will be awarded to the students who have provided evidence of their high and recognized technical level.


All students who have submitted their documentation will be informed of the outcome of their application via e-mail in mid-June. They will also receive specific instructions about the pieces that they should bring and prepare for the Course.


All the students, wheter they are Active, Listener or Scholarship ones, will be able to attend to just one of the courses. Any exception should be solved by the Course Managing Board.



A) All students who do not obtain the status of scholarship students will have to pay a registration fee of €495 plus an additional €595 for accommodation and board.

B)  Guitar students who wish to take part in the guitar competition to be held during the course can register for a registration fee to be determined.

C)  In order to obtain the scholarship, it will be especially valuable for the students of the instrumental chairs to send a video-link with the performance of a piece of classical music, which does not have to be of Spanish classical music.

D)  All concerts, lectures and non-teaching activities are compulsory for all students on the course.


The students who have been awarded a grant and want to resign from the program, must notify so in writing and justify the reasons for his resignation, before 15 days of the start of the course. In the event of failure to submit the resignation within the term stated, the student would not be eligible for a new scholarship in the next edition of the Course.


The students who were granted a scholarship, and not attend the Course without having submitted the resignation, cannot opt for a new grant in the following two editions of the Course.


Students with repeated resignations or unjustified non-appearances, will be definitely rejected as candidates for the grants.


Students who wish to attend the Course and are excluded from the call for any of the reasons mentioned above, will be able to attend only as Listener Students, with all the expenses being borne by them.



Albéniz, Isaac Camprodón

Albero, Sebastián 

Antología de Antiguos Maestros Españoles

Autores del Siglo XVIII

Balada, Leonardo

Balboa, Manuel

Bernaola, Carmelo

Blasco de Nebra, Manuel

Boccherini, Luigi

Cabanilles, Juan Bautista

Casablancas, Benet

Cassadó, Gaspar

Castillo, Manuel

Catalán, Teresa

Charles Soler, Agustí

Clavecinistas Vascos

Correa de Arauxo, Francisco

De Cabezón, Antonio

De Cabezón, Hernando

De Cabezón, Juan

De Falla, Manuel

De Milán, Luis

De Morales, Cristóbal

De Narváez, Luis

De Pablo, Luis

De Santa María, Tomás Luis

Del Adalid, Marcial

Del Encina, Juan

Díez, Consuelo

Diz, Mario

Durán, Juan

Escuela de Montserrat

Eslava, Hilarión 

Esplá, Óscar

Freixanet, Josep

Gaos, Andrés

García Abril, Antón

Gerhard, Roberto

Granados, Enrique

Groba, Rogelio

Guridi, Jesús

Halffter, Cristóbal

Halffter, Ernesto

Halffter, Rodolfo

Homs, Joaquín

Lanchares, Santiago

Larrauri, Antón

Marco, Tomás

Mompou, Federico

Montsalvatge, Xavier

Moreno Torroba, Federico

Mudarra, Alonso

Nin, Joaquín

Obradors, Fernando J.

Orbón, Julián

Prieto, Claudio

Quiroga, Manuel 

Remacha, Fernando

Rodrigo, Joaquín

Sarasate, Pablo

Scarlatti, Domenico

Soler, Padre Antonio

Sor, Fernando

Toldrá, Eduardo

Turina, Joaquín

Viso, Margarita

Zavala, Mercedes


The repertoire of Music piano students in Compostela must have a minimum total duration of 20 minutes (there is no maximum limit) and must include at least one work of the Spanish harpsichord school of the XVIII (including Domenico Scarlatti), a work of a Spanish composer born between 1860 and 1925 and a work by a Spanish composer born from 1926. Within this last category it is recommended to take into account reference composers such as Carmelo Bermaola, Antón García Abril, Joan Guinjoàn, Cristóbal Halfter, Tomás Marco or Luis de Pablo.