Learn to play ukulele and get lost in the music.

For less than the price of a 30-minute private lesson, go at your own pace and experience
the joy of learning ukulele with hundreds of easy-to-follow, step-by-step videos from Brett McQueen.

Fresh Ukulele Lessons Leading You Each Step Of The Way

Easy-to-Follow Lessons

Know exactly where to start and what to practice to play the music you love on ukulele. All lessons and courses are set up in small, clear steps for you to go at your own pace.

Easy-to-Follow Lessons

Supportive Community

You're not alone in your journey with the help of a private Facebook group. When you join Club Ukulele, I invite you to this group to ask questions and encourage others.

Supportive Community

Measurable Progress

It's impossible to not become a better player. Overcome fear of failure by seeing progress you've made with an intuitive tracking system. See what you've done and where to go next.

Measurable Progress

Step-By-Step Courses Made For You To Go At Your Own Pace

From beginner to intermediate, whether you're brand new or need to brush up on your skills, you have the exact steps to play the songs that bring you joy on the ukulele with a growing library of online video lesson courses. There's a lot to dig into all for you to go at your own pace.

Essentials

Complete Beginner. For those who’ve never picked up a ukulele, begin here. Learn what size ukulele is for you, how to string the ukulele, how to tune, how to hold the ukulele, how to strum your first chord, and play your first song. Get started.

Intro to Ukulele Notation

Complete Beginner. Your guide to understanding anything ukulele notation including: chord diagrams, ukulele tab, rhythm charts, chord charts, fretting hand numbers, sheet music, and more. Get started.

Strum Your First Four Songs

Complete Beginner. Make smooth chord changes and find the right strumming pattern for every song and experience the joy and satisfaction of learning your first songs on ukulele. From classic folk to Hawaiian, you learn these fun, easy songs with just three basic ukulele chords. Get started.

Intro to Ukulele Notation

Complete Beginner. Your guide to understanding anything ukulele notation including: chord diagrams, ukulele tab, rhythm charts, chord charts, fretting hand numbers, sheet music, and more. Get started.

12-Bar Blues Strumming

Beginner. Learn to strum the 12-bar blues on the ukulele with no singing required. Discover variations on the 12-bar blues and how to create your own intros and turnarounds. Get started.

Fast Uptempo Strumming Techniques

Beginner. Does your strumming fall apart when you try to play fast? Learn how to strum faster without getting sloppier, while learning a variety of fun uptempo songs. Get started.

12-Bar Blues Soloing

Beginner. Learn to play solos with the blues scale over the 12-bar blues progression in multiple positions across the ukulele fretboard. Play riffs and introduce yourself to blues articulation techniques. Get started.

Percussive Muting Techniques

Intermediate. Become a more expressive strummer with percussive strumming techniques including the "chnk" strum and fretting hand muting. Take those techniques to play actual songs. Get started.

Blues Songs

Intermediate. Strum and sing eight different famous blues songs, including: Frankie and Johnny, Joe Turner Blues, Hesitation Blues, St. James Infirmary Blues, Crazy Blues, St. Louis Blues, Down Hearted Blues, and Beale Street Blues. Get started.

Country & Bluegrass Strummin'

Intermediate. Combine muting, swing rhythm and fast strumming technique to create toe-tappin' country and bluegrass strums in the style of Johnny Cash. Get started.

Ukulele Chord Theory

Intermediate. An introduction to fingerpicking where you learn picking hand technique and how to pick melody, patterns, and chords. You take your skills to learn two compositions. Get started.

More Courses Coming Soon

See also what we have planned ahead for you in the coming months.

Fingerpicking Essentials (March)

An introduction to fingerpicking where you learn picking hand technique and how to pick melody, patterns, and chords. You take your skills to learn two compositions.

Beginner Pattern-Based Picking (April)

Discover how to fingerpick the chords of a song you'd normally strum and sing with rhythmic fingerpicking patterns. For each lesson, learn a pattern and apply that pattern to play a song.

Intermediate Pattern-Based Picking (May)

Learn how to make your fingerpicking patterns sound more complex with shuffle rhythms and syncopated fingerpicking pattern rhythms. Discover Travis-picking style and technique and apply that technique to play songs.

About Your Teacher

My name is Brett McQueen and I’m the founder of Ukulele Tricks and author of Ukulele Exercises For Dummies. Nearly 10,000 people have experienced the joy of learning the ukulele in the Ukulele Tricks online video lesson courses I teach known as Strumming Tricks and Fingerpicking Tricks. Now, I invite you to join me in this exciting new monthly membership Club Ukulele to give you easy-to-follow, fun video lessons on a regular basis to help you continue to always grow as a ukulele player.

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just $19/month.