How to Tune a Ukulele with a Fork

Learn how to tune a ukulele with a tuning fork from music teacher Jarret Delos Santos in this Howcast video.

Aloha, my name is Jarret Delos Santos and I was born and raised in a little town called Hana on the east side of Maui. Playing the ukulele and teaching the ukulele gives me a chance to perpetuate our culture. So today, we’re going to be talking about the ukulele. Another way to tune your ukelele would be using a tuning fork. Uh, in this particular case, this is an A tuning fork. And you would hit it against something, put it against your ukelele, and then pluck the string. So…so this is an A tuning fork. And it sounds like my A string. You would have to, then, if you were off, again, tune it up or down. And again, it is a lot easier to tune up from a flate note, and bring it sharp. Up to find your correct. Uh, this is very uncommon nowadays, because there’s so many different ways, and much easier ways to tune your ukelele.