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Learn to Play the Ukulele

https://youtu.be/l49QV1Fgqxg

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


Hi, I’m John Waller, and I am supervisor of the Reader’s Services department at Main Library and have been a librarian for nearly 20 years. I love reading, fixing or making stuff and, of course, music- and the best thing about my job is that I get to share these things with you!