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Instruments > Ukulele > Ukulele with Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel

Online Ukulele Lessons
with Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel

Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel have poured a wealth of musical knowledge into their Ukulele lessons online. Students in the Ukulele classes have unlimited access to video lessons, backing tracks, ukulele tablature, and more. Learn from world-renowned Ukulele masters.

 Scale shape exercises  Picking & strumming tips

 Low G lessons  Tons of backing tracks & sheet music

Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel teaching ukulele lessons online

What You'll Learn


What ultimately sets these ukulele lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Craig and Sarah review each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your uke playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Craig and Sarah. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

Top Quality Ukulele Lessons

  • 100s of ukulele lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

About Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel


Craig Chee is a world-renowned instructor and performer who infuses his energetic and just plain "fun" style into many genres of music. He's known for his collaborations at different music events. Craig is passionate about crafting the best ukulele lessons online at ArtistWorks and teaches beginner ukulele lessons to advanced.

Sarah Maisel discovered ukulele while attending college. Studying under Frank Leong, Sarah dove into the jazz stylings of golden age Hawai'i songs and arrangements inspired by ukulele legends like Lyle Ritz, Benny Chong and Byron Yasui. Sarah found a passion of teaching and performing with ukulele and was quickly featured at many ukulele festivals around the world.


Ukulele Lessons


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Beginner Ukulele

Introduction to Ukulele
Submit a Video: Introduce Yourself & Find Your Starting Point
Hardware Vocabulary
Holding the Ukulele
Warm Up Exercises - Exercise 1: Aldrine's Spider
Warm Up Exercises - Exercise 2: 1-2-3-4
Warm Up Exercises - Exercise 3: Caterpillar
“Mele Kalikimaka” - Basic Version
Warm Up Exercises - Exercise 4: Sarah's Inchworms
Warm Up Exercises - Tone Check
Hand Stretches
Pinkie Stretch Exercise
Practice Tips
Baritone Tips
Fingernails
Basic Chord Shapes
Barre Chords
Basic Strumming - Introduction
Basic Strumming Exercises - Exercise 1: Down Strums with Thumb
Basic Strumming Exercises - Exercise 2: Down Strums with Index Finger
Basic Strumming Exercises - Exercise 3: Up Strums
Basic Strumming Exercises - Exercise 4: Combining Down & Up Strums
Key of C: 1-4-5 Chords - “You Are My Sunshine”
Key of C: 1-4-5 Chords - “This Land is Your Land”
Key of C: 1-4-5 Chords - “My Yellow Ginger Lei”
Key of F: 1-4-5 Chords - “When the Saints Go Marching In”
Key of F: 1-4-5 Chords - “Maui Girl”
Key of F: 1-4-5 Chords - “I'll Fly Away”
Key of C: Basic 12 Bar Blues
Key of F: Basic 12 Bar Blues
Key of C: Doo Wop Progression
Key of C: Pop Progression
Other Student Submitted Tunes
Straps: To Strap or Not to Strap?
Ukulele Sizes & Tunings
Island Strum - “Waiting in Vain”
Calypso Strum 1 - “Stand By Me”
Calypso Strum 2 - “White Sandy Beach”
Pop Strum 1
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” - Version 1
“Happy Birthday” - Basic Version
“Happy Birthday” - Basic Version (Low G)
Warm Up Exercises - Spider 2
Warm Up Exercises - Barre Stretch
Basic Picking Techniques
Sarah's Pick Roll
Pop Progression - “I'm Yours”
Doo Wop Strum 2
“I'll Fly Away” - Version 2
The C Scale - Basic Scale Pattern
The C Scale - Basic Scale Pattern (Low G)
The C Scale - Variations -UPDATED!
The C Scale - Variations (Low G)
“Haole Hula” - Basic Version
“Lullaby” - Basic Version
“Lullaby” - Basic Version (Low G)
“Stand By Me” - Version 2
“Brown Eyed Girl” Intro
Ragtime Progression - Basic Version
“House of the Rising Sun” - Basic Version
Transposing
Playing with Others - Part 1
Playing and Singing "You Are My Sunshine"
“Drop Baby Drop” - Barre Chord Version
“How Can I Get Over” - Basic Version
“How Can I Get Over” - Version 2
Introduction to Soloing -NEW!

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Intermediate Ukulele

Submit a Video: Introduce Yourself & Find Your Starting Point
“Drop Baby Drop” (Intermediate)
Moveable Scale Shapes - Major Scales
Moveable Scale Shapes - Major Scales (Low G)
Moveable Scale Shapes - Minor Scales
Moveable Scale Shapes - Minor Scales (Low G)
Moveable Scale Shapes - Blues Scales
Moveable Scale Shapes - Blues Scales (Low G)
“Mele Kalikimaka” - Version 2
Moveable Scale Shapes - Major Pentatonic Scales
Moveable Scale Shapes - Major Pentatonic Scales (Low G)
Chord Melody - “Mele Kalikimaka”
“Haole Hula” - Version 3
Moveable Scale Shapes - Combining Scales
Moveable Scale Shapes - Combining Scales (Low G)
Moveable Chord Shapes: Major Chords - Introduction
Moveable Chord Shapes: Major Chords - C Major
Moveable Chord Shapes: Major Chords - A Major
Moveable Chord Shapes: Major Chords - F Major
Moveable Chord Shapes: Major Chords - Practice Tips
Moveable Chord Shapes: Dominant 7 Chords
Moveable Chord Shapes - “You Are My Sunshine”
Moveable Chord Shapes - "I'll Fly Away"
Intermediate Strumming - Introduction
Intermediate Strumming - Muting
Intermediate Strumming - Scratching
Intermediate Strumming - Combining Muting & Scratching
Intermediate Strumming - 1-4-6 Exercise 1
Intermediate Strumming - 1-4-6 Exercise 2
Intermediate Strumming - Understanding Syncopation
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 1
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 2
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 3: The Fan
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 4: The Pinch
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 5: The Fast Strum
Other Student Submitted Tunes
Intermediate Strumming - A Blues - Version 6: The Powerslide
Intermediate Strumming - The Triple Strum
Golpe
Calypso Strum 3 - “Stand By Me”
Chunking - Introduction
Chunking - “Waiting in Vain”
Low G Comping - “All of Me”
Intermediate Picking - Pull Offs & Hammer Ons
Intermediate Picking - Outlining the Chord
Intermediate Picking - Alternating Thumb Patterns
Intermediate Picking - Alternating Thumb Patterns (Low G)
Intermediate Picking - Alternating Thumb Pattern Variations (Low G)
Hawaiian Lick
Ragtime Progression - Version 2
“Lullaby” - Version 2
“Haole Hula” - Version 2
“I'll Fly Away” - Version 3
“How Can I Get Over” - Version 3
“Crazy G” - Version 1
The Jake Roll - Introduction
The Jake Roll - "Europa"
Intermediate Picking - Muted Picking
Intermediate Picking - Double Picking
Harmonics - Natural & Fretted (Artificial)
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” - Strumming Variations
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” - Adding Harmonics
“How Can I Get Over” - Version 4
“Guava Jam”
Playing with Others - Part 2
Introduction to Music Theory
Introduction to Jazz Chords
Major Scale Degrees
“In Your Hawaiian Way” - Version 1
“Avalon” - Basic Version
12 Bar Blues - Variation 1
12 Bar Blues - Variation 2
12 Bar Blues - Variation 3
12 Bar Blues - Variation 5
12 Bar Blues - Variation 4
12 Bar Blues - Variation 6
12 Bar Blues - Variation 7
Playing with Others - Part 3
Ragtime Progression - Version 3
Key of C: 2-5-1 Progression
Key of C: 2-5-1 Progression - Adding Bass Lines in Low G
Key of C: 1-6-2-5 Progression
Key of C: 1-6-2-5 Progression - Adding Bass Lines in Low G
Key of C: 3-6-2-5 Progression
“In Your Hawaiian Way” - Version 2
“House of the Rising Sun” - Version 2 -NEW!
“I've Got Rhythm”
Improvisation
Introduction to Chord Melody
Chord Melody - “Silent Night”
Chord Melody - “Hey Good Lookin”
Chord Melody - “All of Me”
Chord Melody - “House of the Rising Sun” -NEW!
Chord Melody - “Happy Birthday” -NEW!
Chord Melody - “Haole Hula” -NEW!

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Advanced Ukulele

Submit a Video: Introduce Yourself & Find Your Starting Point
“Stars and Stripes Forever”
“Toccata”
“Lullaby” - Version 3
Ragtime Progression - Version 4
“Crazy G” - Version 2
“Jus Pres”
“How Can I Get Over” - Version 5 -NEW!
Introduction to Jazz Standards
High G vs. Low G
Low G Arranging
Reading Chart Symbols
Chord Substitutions
Chord Substitutions - “Avalon” Version 2
Chord Substitutions - “Avalon” Version 3
1-6-2-5 Alterations
Advanced Comping - “In A Sentimental Mood”
Advanced Comping - “Fly Me to the Moon” -NEW!
“Honeysuckle Rose”
“Autumn Leaves”
“The Nearness of You”
Advanced Chord Melody - Dominant Chord Scale
Advanced Chord Melody - Major Chord Scale
Advanced Chord Melody - Minor Chord Scale
Advanced Chord Melody - “The Nearness of You”
Advanced Chord Melody - “Autumn Leaves”
Advanced Chord Melody - “In Your Hawaiian Way” -NEW!
Advanced Chord Melody - “Haole Hula” -NEW!
Advanced Chord Melody - “In a Sentimental Mood” -NEW!
Advanced Chord Melody - “Avalon” -NEW!
Advanced Chord Melody - “Fly Me to the Moon” -NEW!
Other Student Submitted Tunes

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Craig & Sarah Duets

Craig & Sarah Duets - “In Your Hawaiian Way”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “TNC & Guava Jam Medley”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “I'll Fly Away”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Toccata”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Stand By Me”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “The Nearness of You”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Drop Baby Drop”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Waiting in Vain”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Center of My Mind”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Come Back Home”
Craig & Sarah Duets - “East of the Sun”
Craig & Sarah Duets - "Autumn Leaves"
Craig & Sarah Duets - “Guava Jam” …The Party Trick Version
Jamming Tips -NEW!

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30 Day Challenges

30 Day Challenge - 2017 (Archive)
Scotland Challenge - June 2017 (Archive)
Halloween Challenge - October 2017 (Archive)
30 Day Challenge - 2018 (Archive)
Summer Challenge - August 2018 (Archive)
Holiday Challenge - December 2018 (Archive)
30 Day Challenge - May 2019 (Archive)
“Mele Kalikimaka” - Basic Version
“Mele Kalikimaka” - Version 2
Chord Melody - “Mele Kalikimaka”
Halloween 2020 (Archive)
Holiday Challenge - December 2020 (Archive)
Ukulele Festival Hawaii 2021 Collaboration Challenge (Archive)
Halloween Challenge - October 2021 (Archive)
Holiday Challenge - December 2021 (Archive)
“Brown Eyed Girl” Collaboration Challenge 2022 -NEW!

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Special Guests

Herb Ohta Jr
Lina Girl
Kalei Gamaio
Aaron and Nicole Keim
Diane Nalini
Jeff Peterson

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