How to Play C Sharp Major on Ukulele: 7 Easy Ways to Play

The C# major is quite similar to the c major. It’s just one fret upper than the ordinary C major. For those who already know how to play c major this lesson will be quite easier for them. So, if you don’t know finger and strings basics let’s have a look below and then jump on our main lesson on how to play C sharp major on ukulele in 7 ways. 

Finger and Strings Basics

Normally the finger position is referred to as 1, 2, 3 & 4. 

Here,

1 = Index finger

2 = Middle finger

3 = Ring finger

4 = Pinky finger

The four common strings of the ukulele are GCEA. here, G is the upper string when uke is in playing position. And the rest CEA strings are under the G strings. 

Let’s learn how to play C# major chords from common to alternatives. 

7 Ways to Play C Sharp Major Chord on Ukulele

To play C# major on the ukulele, you have to tap the strings using the correct finger and position. And then you have to pluck all of these strings simultaneously. Let’s follow these ways below and enjoy playing. 

C sharp major ukulele chord

This is the common variant of C# major tuning. To play this tap the first fret of the G, C & E string using the index finger and the 4th fret of the A string using the pinky finger. 

Way #2:

C sharp major ukulele chord

This variant tells to tap the 10th fret of the G string using the ring finger, the 9th fret of the E string using the middle finger, and the 8th fret of the C & A string using the index finger. 

Way #3:

C sharp major ukulele chord

This C# major tells us to tap the 13th fret of G, C & E sting using the middle, ring, and pinky finger, and the 11th fret of A string using the index finger. 

Way #4:

C sharp major ukulele chord

To play this note tap the 6th fret of the G string using the ring finger, the 5th fret of the C fret using the middle finger and the 4th fret of the E & A string using the index finger. 

Way #5:

C sharp major ukulele chord

This variation of C# major tells to tap the 6th fret of G string using the index finger, 8th fret of C sting using the middle finger, 9th fret of E string using the pinky finger, and 8th fret of A string using the ring finger. 

Way #6:

C sharp major ukulele chord

To play this note, tap the 10th fret of G string using the index finger, the 11th fret of A sting using the middle finger, and the 13th fret of C & E sting using the pinky finger.  

Way #7:

C sharp major ukulele chord

This last variation of C# major tells you to tap the 10th fret of the G string using the ring finger, the 8th fret of the C string using the index finger, the 9th fret of the E string using the middle finger, and the 11th fret of A strings using the pinky finger. 

The Bottom Line:  

We hope our lesson on how to play C Sharp major on the ukulele was helpful to you. Wasn’t it? Our expert suggests mastering all the common chords at the beginning. So, if you get the idea of playing the C# major chord. Let’s explore more ukulele major chords! Learn them all and upgrade yourself. 

A major A♭ majorB major 
B♭ major C major D major 
D♭ majorE majorE♭ major
F majorF# majorG major &
G♭ major 

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