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Ukulele Hand Positioning: How to Properly Hold a Ukulele

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

One of the most appealing things about a ukulele is its compact size, which makes it easy to hold. While there are multiple ukulele sizes available—soprano ukulele, tenor ukulele, baritone ukulele, and even bass ukulele—most first time players start off with a concert ukulele. Before you can launch into playing your ukulele, it's important to learn how to hold it.