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Learn to play ukulele with interactive lessons

Ready to explore your love of music? Learning to play the ukulele has never been this fun and easy. Grab your uke and let’s get started!
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Everything you need to learn ukulele in one app

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, you can enjoy playing the ukulele with Yousician. Start your musical journey today by exploring our fun and motivating ukulele lessons.

Follow and learn with our lesson plans created by real ukulele players and music teachers. Practicing with our interactive tutorials is rewarding, fun, and easy. Yousician’s unique technology helps you stay motivated as you earn rewards, reach goals, and level up your uke-playing skills.

Learn ukulele chords, strumming patterns, plucking, melodies, fingerpicking, slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs, ukulele tuning, and so much more. Yousician is great for all ukulele players, so you can practice and improve your uke-playing skills regardless of how experienced you are.
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Learn at your own pace with interactive ukulele lessons

Slow songs down, repeat parts until you’ve mastered them, and increase tempo gradually until you nail every note and strum every chord. Follow the interactive uke lessons whenever and wherever you want. You can always go back to previous lessons and master each technique or song as you learn to play.
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Start learning right away. No additional cords or cables. To get started with Yousician, you only need a ukulele and a phone, tablet, desktop computer, or laptop. The app works with iOS, Android, Mac, and PC.
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To make learning ukulele as fun and motivating as possible, our award-winning technology listens to you play and gives instant feedback on your accuracy and timing. You always know when you’re hitting the right notes and strumming the chords on time. Follow the app’s real-time feedback and see how your ukulele skills improve.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Playing Ukulele

  • As you start to learn ukulele, you should first master some of the basic chords. Ukulele chords are played by strumming multiple strings simultaneously with your strumming hand. Meanwhile, your fretting hand is used to create the correct shape of a chord. Some easy ukulele chords for beginners include C, Am, G, and F. Learn how to play these and read ukulele chord diagrams by following our guide to basic ukulele chords.
  • Ukulele chord charts are a great way to learn new ukulele chords. However, if you want to play melodies and more complex fingerpicking patterns, consider learning how to read tablature as well. Tabs are a beginner-friendly and simple way to visualize the notes of a song. Every note is represented by a corresponding number. Creating the correct shapes with your fretting hand may not always be easy, so Yousician’s color coding helps you by showing which fingers to use for each note.
  • Ukuleles generally are much smaller than guitars and basses. However, a beginner ukulele player may get confused when trying to choose the correct ukulele size. The most common ukulele sizes include the soprano, concert, and tenor ukuleles. The right size depends a lot on your own size, with the concert and tenor ukulele being the best ones for most beginners. You can read more about different ukulele sizes in our blog. Make sure to check out our ukulele buying guide for some great recommendations as well.
  • Even though in-person ukulele lessons are a great way to learn, they can be an inconvenient and expensive solution. A ukulele app such as Yousician, on the other hand, is an accessible, fun, and beginner-friendly way to start learning ukulele or another instrument. Don’t forget that Yousician’s interactive ukulele lessons aren’t just for beginners. You can try Yousician for free and learn to play whenever and wherever you want.
  • Tuning your instrument is one of the first skills that every musician should learn. Luckily for beginner ukulele players, Yousician teaches you the skill and gives you the right tools to get your ukulele in tune. Yousician’s ukulele tuner with our advanced sound recognition technology listens to you play and tells whether a string is tuned too low or high. Tune your ukulele and start learning with our ukulele tuning guide.
  • Being able to learn ukulele should be possible even if you’re not right-handed. Left-handed ukulele players can access the left-handed mode in Yousician’s settings. This changes how the on-screen ukulele fretboard, chord diagrams, and instructions are displayed. You can customize Yousician’s gameplay in other ways too. If ukulele tabs aren’t your thing, switch between other notation styles, including standard notation for more advanced players.

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