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New ukulele players start here. Over a hundred easy-to-follow, step-by-step video lessons. Fresh lessons added monthly for you to go at your own pace.

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Perfect for beginners. Become proficient in strumming, rhythm and chord changes on the ukulele, improving your skills while learning actual songs.

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For players beyond the basics. Take your fingerpicking skills to the next level on the ukulele, learning fingerpicking pieces in four distinct styles.

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"I first learned to strum through this program. Within a year, and with no previous musical training, I was invited to play in a performing group, and now perform with a second group as well. I go busking by myself, with confidence. This program is, quite simply, excellent in all aspects."

– Libby W., Strumming Tricks student

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"Since age 6, I've tried to learn to play a musical instrument without success (first the piano, at age 16 the guitar, at age 30 the keyboard, at age 55 the banjo uke). At age 62, I bought a uke and began Brett's course. 1 1/2 years later, I've fulfilled my lifelong dream - I can play hundreds of songs!"

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Discover how to make music on the ukulele even if you've never played an instrument in your life with the free Learn To Play Ukulele Today video lesson course. Learn:

  • How to properly tune, hold, and strum your ukulele
  • The most essential "must-know" ukulele chords
  • How to play 3 extremely versatile strumming patterns
  • How to play four memorable songs

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Learn Ukulele Major Scale Theory and Build a C Major Scale

Are you the kind of ukulele player that wants to deeply understand their instrument?

Have you ever wanted to know the notes of the fretboard and how they interact and relate in meaningful ways to make music?

That’s what this lesson’s about. In this two-video lesson, you introduce yourself to the world of major scale theory on ukulele starting with the chromatic scale and major scale.

The major scale is the foundation of music you make on ukulele.

Learning the major scale is important if you ever want to compose, arrange, or write your own music. The major scale also demonstrates a meaningful relationship between notes on the fretboard. This understanding allows you to become a more creative musician and ukulele player.

By the end of this lesson, you’ll know how to make a C major scale and play it in first position.

Let’s begin!

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