Sofia Castillo has recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, London for a Master of Performance where she was a Doctor Knobel Fund Scholar with Sue Thomas, Celia Chambers and Stuart McIlwham. In 2011 she began studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Anna Noakes and Margaret Campbell. Sofia has recently won the 1st Flute prize in the RCM Solo Competition and the Edward & Helen Hague Senior Woodwind Prize 2017.
Sofia has performed at many of the major concert halls in London including Cadogan Hall, St John’s Smith Square, St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James's Church, Piccadilly. With orchestras including Hastings Philharmonic, Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, YMSO, Orion Orchestra, Siegfried Camerata and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra working with conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski, Thomas Zehetmair, Nicholas Collon, Martin Andre and Garry Walker.
She has premiered and recorded works by various composers and has done numerous recordings for short films, video games and documentaries such as the BBC ‘Horizon’ documentary, the audio production/software company ‘Auddict’ and the Musical Productions 'Rainfall'.