Volume 1 Lessons
Basic Ukulele Knowledge
In this lesson we will discuss types of ukuleles and become familiar with the parts of your ukulele. It is important to know basic terminology so that you can better understand the lessons and instructor.
How To Hold The Ukulele
In this lesson we will learn how to hold the ukulele properly.
Tuning Your Ukulele
In this lesson we will learn the names of the strings and how to tune the ukulele with an electronic tuning device.
How To Tune By Ear
in this lesson we will be learning how to tune without the aide of an electric tuner. This is also known as "tuning by ear".
In this lesson we will cover several techniques you can use when strumming the ukulele.
Proper Fret Hand Technique
In this lesson we will learn how to properly play notes with our Fret hand or left hand.
Your First 3 Chords - C, F, and G
In this lesson we will be learning our first 3 chords. C major, F Major and G Major. Chords are made up of 3 or more notes played at the same time.
Reading Charts and Lead Sheets
In this lesson we will be learning how to read a chart (also referred to as a Lead Sheet) so you can easily follow along with songs.
Effective Strumming Patterns
In this lesson we will learn a few common strumming patterns.
You Are My Sunshine
In this lesson we will learn how to play the traditional song You Are My Sunshine. This is a simple song using the chords C, F, and G
Song Difficulty: 1
In this lesson we will be learning La Bamba by Ritchie Valens. This song uses the chords C, F, and G. While the chords used in the song are simple, the strumming pattern can be a bit challenging. You can always simplify the strumming pattern by just playing simple quarter note down strums.
Song Difficulty: 2