Lesson 5 – Chord Diagrams

This short simple video describes how to read the chord diagrams.


  • String shown on the left is closest to your face.
  • String shown on the right is closest to the floor.
  • Finger numbers as follows: Index – 1, Middle – 2, Ring – 3, Pinky – 4
First Ukulele Chords – Downloadable Chart

The Chord Chart below gives some of the most common chords used on the ukulele. Examine it, download it, print it. Master these shapes first and the instrument will start to make music for you.