“Stu respectfully pushes the Ukulele to brave new heights, while keeping one foot rooted in a number of time honored traditions. He is definitely a part of the American Ukulele revival!”
— Lil' Rev, Author of the Hal Leonard Ukulele Method, Entertainer & Music Historian
Stuart Fuchs is an internationally touring performing guitarist and ukulele artist who performs and teaches fun & innovative ukulele workshops at music festivals throughout North America, the Caribbean & Europe. Stuart is passionate about sharing music as a practice for healing and keeps a busy schedule as a teacher in the ukulele circuit and also blends mindfulness and music at his annual “Ukulele Zen” retreat held at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck NY. Stuart’s YouTube channel is also called “Ukulele Zen” where he offers weekly ukulele lessons to over 25,000 subscribers. Fuchs, an accomplished guitarist in many styles, has arranged and performed the gypsy jazz guitar music of Django Reinhardt for full symphonic orchestras and was featured on PRI’s "The World” with his award winning gypsy jazz band “Babik”. In 2014 Stuart was awarded a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts for his work bringing healing music to cancer patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo NY, where he was a professional artist in residence for eight years. Stuart currently tours internationally playing classical guitar with the world renowned new age Kirtan artist Snatam Kaur. www.stufuchs.com
The Atlantic: "The Rise and Fall (and rise) of the Ukulele" (mentioned in the final paragraph)
Rock at Night: "Chatting with Stuart Fuchs"
Podcast on the healing aspects of Music
Click image for a list of past performances, venues and projects
Video Sample - more at Stu's You Tube Channel "Ukulele Zen"
“Masterful playing and creative arrangements - Stuart Fuchs is a Tour de Force on Ukulele with taste and a heavy finger on the talent button.”
Cathy Fink, GRAMMY Award Winner & Producer