The ukulele is a type of lute class that is quickly becoming the primary choice of instrument for musicians everywhere. However, there seem to be some misconceptions regarding the number of strings a ukulele is supposed to have. So how many strings should your ukulele have?
The standard ukulele has four strings tuned to GCEA. However, 6-string and 8-string ukuleles are also available for players who are looking to diversify the type of sounds their instrument can make.
The number and type of strings on a ukulele play an essential role in defining just what sort of music the ukulele player wants to play. As such, it is one of the most critical choices a beginner will have to make when choosing to learn how to play the uke. Read on to find the proper setup for you.