Francisco Chaves

Francisco C.

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Francisco delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2013

My name is Francisco and I am from Portugal! I teach any musical style and my lessons are custom made for each student!

Now, I give music lessons in Liège (Belgium) and Maastricht (Netherlands) to very different ages, levels and musical styles.
Although most of my time was spent around classical music, I like also to improvise and I played also the bass guitar in a jazz ensemble.

I am also passionate in learning languages, so you can speak with me in any of the following languages (by decreasing order of skill): Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Dutch German, Italian.


Sep 2016 - Present
Rhythm Krefeld

I teach also in Krefeld, Germany as a guitar teacher. Teaching all styles of music to both children and adults. I still work there at the moment.

Sep 2015 - Present

I worked in Liège, Belgium as a teacher of guitar. Teaching all styles of music to both children and adults. I still work there at the moment.

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

I teached in Beja, Portugal, in the Conservatory. I teached classical guitar and guitar orchestra. I worked with children and teenagers mostly.


Master in Classical Guitar
Sep 2014 - Present
Maastricht Conservatorium
Bachelor in Classical Guitar
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
University of Evora
Bachelor in Composition
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
University of Evora


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Bachelor in Classical guitar and composition
Jun 2014
University of Evora

I completed in the University of Evora, Portugal, two bachelors, both in classical guitar and composition.


Scholar Prize
Jun 2014
University of Evora
Young composer's prize
Dec 2012
Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa

Photos & Videos

Me playing Hika by Leo Brouwer
Me as a duo with Rui de Matos (flute).
Just me.

Me composing

Me in a competition in Oporto, Portugal.

One of my pieces: Sinfonieta in three movements.
Me playing Fandango by Joaquin Rodrigo, a spanish piece.
Photo by Francisco C.

Me playing as a duo with Russian guitarist Alexander Feldman.
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4 Reviews

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Kristina Mar 24, 2016
Music Theory · Online

Francisco is a very good teacher and musician. He explains well the new material and is very patient too. He is always accurate and gives a lot of himself for the progress of their students.

Daniela Mar 17, 2016
Music Theory · Online

Francisco is a great music teacher. He is very talented, clever, patient with his students. Always explains as many time as it needs. Always gives interesting and interactive home work and exercises to work the ear and brain. Also explains things in easy, understandable and interesting matter so that association takes place and stays in the brain. Also helps students and answer questions even in no lesson times. He is also funny and good listeners. He has tactful and good manner towards his students! I am very happy and satisfy with all his work, help and teaching work.

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Bernard Mar 17, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Nice teatcher ! He doesn't put students under pressure. He adapts himself to the student's needs and progress.

Isabel Mar 17, 2016
Classical Guitar · In studio

Francisco is a brilliant classical guitar player and a great teacher. He is very creative explaining things and he adapts the lesson to the student. Moreover, he transmits his passion during the lessons, making the student very motivated to go home and study guitar. He is also very organised and the lessons have a certain structure/logic.

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