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Learn to Play the Ukulele

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Watch and learn to play the ukulele with John from the Library. The ukulele is a fun and entertaining instrument which is easy to learn, so let’s get started!

There are an abundance of free resources available if you wish to continue learning such as https://liveukulele.com/ This site by Brad Bordessa has a wide variety of lessons (from beginner to advanced), a ukulele buying guide, chord charts, songs to learn, links to other resources and more.

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Ukulele 101 with John: Part One

Get started learning to play with an overview of the instrument and a lesson in how to tune your ukulele.






Ukulele 101 with John: Part Two

Expand upon what you learned in part one by learning to play chords on the ukulele.






Ukulele 101 with John: Part Three

It’s time to put together what learned so far and play a song! In lesson you’ll be learning to play Let it Be by The Beatles. Click here for a printable chord sheet





John Waller

Hi! I’m John Waller, Supervisor of Readers’ Services at Main Library. I’ve been with the Library for nearly 20 years, including 10 years as a Teen Services co-coordinator. My wife and I have been married for 22 years and we have a 16 year old son (and two dogs). I have played guitar for 30+ years, and I enjoy making stuff and fixing stuff.