We Are Fired Up

Fired Up was founded on the goal of engaging students through innovation. We are rewriting how music is taught and learned. We believe that technology is the key to give students the tools to unlock their learning potential.

Robbie Calvo
Robbie Calvo
Master Educator and Fired Up Founder

Robbie Calvo

Robbie Calvo has made playing the guitar accessible to millions of students worldwide thanks to his approachable teaching style and ability to translate complex concepts into simple musical actions.

  • Spokesperson and Brand Ambassador, Yamaha Corporation
  • 28 Best-Selling Digital guitar programs & online courses
  • Music industry expert writer and vlogger, known for The Calvo Report and Trading Licks
  • Live performer and studio musician, London, Los Angeles and Nashville
  • Original music composer for global music product campaigns

An introduction to Robbie and his teaching philosophies.

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Robbie Calvo is that rare combination of great musician and great communicator. He’s a consummate professional with an extraordinary ability to distill complex topics into easily understood approaches for both the beginner and the advanced student.

Howard Massey, Executive Editor
Yamaha Music USA blog

We’ve worked with Robbie Calvo for many years. He has been a fantastic ambassador of Yamaha guitar products during this time by representing us at many events and clinics, and by producing high-quality content. He has a way of teaching a range of guitar concepts in an easily understandable way that our customers appreciate and that elevates our brand.

Yoh Watanabe, Director Of Marketing
Yamaha Corporation Of America

As a regular columnist for Guitarist magazine, Robbie Calvo brilliantly demonstrated how music theory can help foster guitar playing that is natural, expressive and articulate.

Robbie’s teaching style is both self-assured and welcoming, creating the ideal conditions for his students to relax and absorb the wealth of knowledge he can impart.

Jamie Dickson, Editor In Chief
Guitarist Magazine