The Best Ukuleles for Beginners (2022)
Thinking about picking up a new skill like playing the ukulele? There is no better time than the present to learn the ukulele, and finding a beginner's ukulele that you can learn on doesn't have to clear out your savings.
Sure, there are expensive instruments out there. Many ukuleles are crafted from unique materials that are meant to enhance the sound, but if you're just beginning to learn a ukulele these factors shouldn't be at the forefront of your needs.
As a beginner, you're going to want a ukulele that is sturdy enough to handle the day-to-day wear and tear that comes with practicing while providing you with a clear sound for you to adjust your playing style.
Ukuleles come in many different shapes and sizes. Here's a breakdown of the different types of ukuleles:
|Style||Number of frets||Tuning|
Ukuleles aren't one-size-fits-all, so I'm going to give you at least two options for each of the categories above. If you have larger hands and fingers, you might want to check out a larger ukulele like a tenor or a baritone, which features larger frets. Larger frets mean more space to learn the chords.
Ranging from a plastic travel ukulele to an electric baritone, here are the best ukuleles for beginners!
**Now make sure you keep that ukulele clean, change your uke strings often, and keep it in tune.)