We’ve got to hand it to YouTube: It’s a pretty incredible resource for anyone who wants to learn ukulele!
There are tons of great tutorial channels out there, but which ones are best? To save you some time and help you find the tips, covers, and song tutorials you’re looking for, we’ve curated a list of the top 10 ukulele YouTube channels. Take a peek, see if you like what you see, and follow for great content right in your inbox. Happy strumming!
Whether you’re a complete beginner or if you’re looking to pick up some pro tips to enhance your playing and get to the next level, you’re going to love Uke Like the Pros. Terry Carter offers a great mix of lessons, challenges, ukulele chord progressions, and ukulele reviews.
There are even mini courses, which are ideal for perfecting different techniques and becoming an even better performer than you already are. Enjoy!
Master the ukulele in 30 or less, Guaranteed!
- Great for the beginners
- Master Half Notes, Quarter Notes, and Eighth Notes
- Develop amazing right hand strumming technique
- Learn how to play in ‘time’ and keep a solid rhythm
- Memorize essential major, minor, and 7th chords
Terry’s Top Recommended 5 YouTube Channels
Song tutorials, play-alongs, and full concerts make Ukulele Underground one of the best Ukulele YouTube channels out there! This channel has been around for quite a while and there’s lots of legacy content to keep you entertained and help you become a better player. It’s one of our favorites – definitely worth subscribing to!
If you’re lucky enough to live in San Francisco, you might be able to schedule ukulele classes with Cynthia Lin. If not, you can find song tutorials and a whole lot more on YouTube! Easily one of the most popular ukulele YouTube channels, it’s a valuable resource for beginners and more experienced players alike.
4. Ukulele Zen
Join Stu Fuchs for quick tips, longer lessons, song tutorials, and a whole lot more on Ukulele Zen. Not only is this channel one of the best ukulele resources around, it’s also a great jumping off point for anyone who wants to pick up pointers on the guitar or learn to play the didjeridoo!
With a splash of humor, lots of free online ukulele lessons, and plenty of great song tutorials, The Ukulele Teacher is one of the most popular ukulele channels on YouTube. Like other channels that made the grade, this one is updated frequently, so subscribers get plenty of goodies in their inboxes.
Jams, beginner tips, and lots more! TenThumbs Productions is an awesome YouTube channel with a focus on the ukulele plus some great resources for guitarists. You’ll also find some great songwriting tips, which are fantastic for expanding your musical horizons.
Full disclosure: You’re not going to find a ton of tips here. What you are going to find is inspiration to keep on practicing and working toward your musical goals. Jake Shimabukuro is easily one of the best ukulele players of all time, and his YouTube channel is a great place to listen to him as he brings out the very best in an instrument that’s getting more popular all the time. Enjoy!
Covers, tutorials, and original content round out Elise Ecklund’s channel. Ukulele is her specialty, but you’ll find some guitar songs here, along with entertaining reaction videos, vlogs, and more.
Original songs, excellent interviews, and awesome tutorials make James Hill a YouTube channel worth adding to your lineup. If you’re looking for inspiration, you’ll definitely want to give James a listen.
Can you say Ukulaliens ten times fast? Neither can we! Still, go give this channel a try if you’re looking for fun ukulele play-alongs. There are tons of songs to choose from and everything is neatly arranged by level and type so it’s pretty easy to find what you’re looking for. Have fun!