Federico Castelli Guitar Lessons in Rotterdam

Guitar Lessons in Rotterdam

In love with the warm sound and want to learn to play the acoustic guitar or do you wish to play the electric guitar? Looking for a patient and motivating private teacher in Rotterdam for your child?  Play your favourite songs or classical pieces on a higher level!

First Lessons

One of the earliest things you'll learn as a beginner guitarist is learning where to place your fingers on the fretboard to be sure that the notes clearly ring out. You'll learn chords, tabs and to read music. When you practise focussed and frequently, you'll find yourself playing your first tunes on the guitar in no time!

More experienced

More advanced guitar player and facing particular technical problems? Have you played before and has the time come to take it back up again? Seeking ways to develop a deeper understanding of music theory and composition?

Trial Lesson

I'm Federico Castelli, the enthusiastic guitar teacher in Rotterdam Coolhaven area you're looking for! Want to find out? Sign up for a trial lesson.

What do we do in the Lesson?

My lessons offer technical studies, scales, chords, fingerstyle, strumming patterns, lefthand technique, dynamics, improvisation, solos, comping, as well as expanding your musicality with performance pieces and /or songs suited to your current level and interests.

All Styles

Learning to play guitar should be a fun experience that's more about the journey than the destination. Even the best guitar players find new ways to express themselves and experiment with new techniques. As a beginner, one of the best ways to learn guitar is to start slowly and learn the style you love to play. With me you can explore from pop to classical music, from jazz to rock and country.


If you dreamed to learn to play ukulele, seeking ways to accompany yourself, in an easy and fun way, while singing your favourite songs: let's get started with the Uke! Sign up for a trial lesson today!


Do you have a busy job or no time for practising every week? With the lesson card you have flexibility and you will never forfeit a lesson.

Online Lessons

I also offer fun, comprehensive and well-structured online live lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced players. I am equipped with a professional multi camera / microphone set up to ensure the best professional quality audio/video experience. Contact me for more information

About Me

I'm an Italian guitarist, living in Rotterdam. After leaving for the Netherlands as an exchange student, I graduated in 2013 from Codarts in Jazz Guitar. After that I obtained the Master in Jazz Guitar in 2016. I have been active as a session musician, composer and music teacher for over 12 years. I was the leader of the trio “Fish Country” and performed in the Dick De Graaf New Quartet, Anna Carol, ROEST, Kika Sprangers, Jo Goes Hunting and many more bands.

Located in

  • Rotterdam

Lesson location

  • Rotterdam
  • Online
  • At teachers location


  • Children
  • Adults


  • Italian
  • English
  • Dutch

Please contact me for prices!

Private Music Teachers

Music moves and enriches the soul! Enjoy in person music and singing lessons in a relaxed and healthy atmosphere. We offer also online music lessons. Making music is about feelings, connection, growth, joy, developing skills, discovering ways of learning and expressing yourself. Stay connected!

"This will be our reply to violence: to make more music intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before'' - Leonard Bernstein