For the person who thought they
could never make music.

Experience the joy of learning ukulele today with step-by-step,
easy-to-follow video lessons 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 Become a Better Player

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.

Strum Your First Four Songs

Experience the joy and satisfaction of learning your first songs on ukulele. From classic folk to Hawaiian, you learn and play four fun, easy songs arranged for brand new ukulele player just using three basic ukulele chords.

12-Bar Blues Strumming

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.

12-Bar Blues Soloing

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.

Blues Songs

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.


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.

Percussive Strumming Techniques

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

Fast Uptempo Strumming Techniques

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.

Country & Bluegrass Strummin'

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

More Courses Coming Soon

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

Solo Fingerstyle Christmas Songs (mid-November)

Learn to play well loved Christmas songs in solo fingerstyle combining picked melody and strummed harmony.

Christmas Songs Strummed (December)

In this beginner-level course, learn to strum and play ten beloved Christmas songs.

Christmas Songs Fingerpicked (December)

In this intermediate-level course, learn to fingerpick and play ten beloved Christmas songs.

Intro to Ukulele Notation (January)

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

Ukulele Chord Theory (February)

Discover how to make moveable major, minor and diminished chords in multiple positions up and down the ukulele fretboard with the power of triads.

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.

Start your first lesson now for
just $19/month.