Best Ukuleles for Beginners

Best Ukuleles For Beginners

Uku Global offers several options for purchasing a ukulele. We are proud of the fact that these instruments are made with sustainability in mind. All wood used is acquired from sustainable sources. We hope you are as inspired as we are by the instrument’s quality, sound, and artistic designs. Each size ukulele has its pros […]

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Tips for Reading Lead Sheets

Reading Lead Sheets

Lead sheets are a wonderful and accessible means to learn favorite songs on your ukulele. Although they do not contain actual musical notation, they do provide a simplified version of the chords and lyrics. Lead sheets are great if you already know the melody and rhythm of a song, but don’t know what chords to […]

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Tips for Learning in a Group 

Tips for learning ukulele in a group

When you’re learning how to play an instrument in a group, the experience can be very up and down. Although, it certainly has its benefits! Learning with others can be inspiring, motivating, and overall a great time. On the downside, you may find your pace is too fast at times or too slow during others. […]

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Tips for Teaching Others

Teaching Others How To Play Ukulele

If you’re reading this article, chances are you already know how to play the ukulele and you’re ready to share the joy with those around you. Learning to play an instrument is a great feeling. Yet, we often find it even more joyous when we can share the experience with those around us. Uku Global […]

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How to Hold Your Ukulele

How to Hold Your Ukulele

Ukuleles come in various shapes and sizes. Unlike the acoustic guitar, whose shape has largely remained the same, the ukulele has morphed into a variety of shapes! Its four strings can rest on any number of body shapes, including the pineapple, paddleboard, lute, and cigar box.    A standard way to differentiate and identify your […]

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How to Strum the Ukulele

How to Strum the Ukulele

When you start playing the ukulele, the hand on the frets might make you anxious — it can be hard to switch fingers and chords quickly! But the strumming of the strings pulled over the sound hole is really the foundation of creating music: It’s through the strum that the rhythm and melody comes to […]

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Uku Global Announces Partnership with Take Note Colorado

Uku Global Announces Partnership with Take Note Colorado

Uku Global is thrilled to announce a partnership with Take Note Colorado, we will be supporting their summer music programming by providing Uku Ukuleles for students to use! Uku believes in community and the power of music to bring people together and has been committed to supporting local initiatives and nonprofits with their work.  In the […]

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Interview with Lee Urban from Ukuleles Heal the World

Interview with Lee Urban from Ukuleles Heal the World

This past week we had the opportunity to sit down with the notorious Mainer, Lee Urban, who launched the grassroots program Ukuleles Heal the World. As a Maine 501(c)(3) non-profit, Ukuleles Heal The World conducts week-long Ukulele Camps at Portland, Maine elementary schools. These camps help kids learn the ukulele, find their inner voice, and […]

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