Sonsoles Jouve del Castillo was born in Madrid, where she first received violin lessons from her father. In 2000 she began her viola studies with Prof. Enrique Santiago at the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts, changing to Prof. Gunter Teuffel's class in 2002 and graduating with honors from both her studies and the soloist class that followed.
Between 2002 and 2004 she was a scholarship holder of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation and since 2002 a member of the European Youth Orchestra.
She has played with orchestras such as the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, the NDR Hannover, the MDR Leipzig, the SWR Stuttgart and the WDR in Cologne. Since August 2010 she is a member of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.