Kala Mahogany Soprano Ukulele (no Binding)

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KA-15S V1

Your Price: $86.99 CDN

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This Soprano pumps out a lot of sound despite its diminutive size, and the all-mahogany construction delivers a tone that is bright, yet warm with enough volume that you will be heard while playing with a group. A satin finish gives the KA-15S an antique, well-played in feel. Guitar players will appreciate the low action and the ease of playability.

Product Features:
  • Soprano Scale

  • Mahogany body

  • 12 Brass Frets

  • Walnut Fingerboard and Bridge

  • Mahogany neck

  • Satin Finish

  • Fret position Marks at 5th, 7th and 10th frets on neck and fingerboard

  • Geared tuners

  • Premium AQUILA NYLGUT Strings

Excellent Customer Service! ^^7 of 12 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWaterloo, Ontario
I called the store the evening before I decided to visit in person the next day and got to speak with an employee named, Mike. I told him I was looking for a ukelele and didn't have much background in musical instruments and he encouraged me to visit the store to have my questions answered. I went the following day and oh my he gave great customer service! I had a lot of questions and he answered each of them with patience. We were able to have a conversation about how's everything going during COVID outside of instrument talk. When I asked him how to strum, he saw I did my nails and offered me two free picks! So sweet and considerate, and that attention to detail! I highly recommend going to the store to check out their instruments! I entered in and left super happy with my purchase. I was not only able to get my ukelele but was also able to have a very pleasant conversation with Mike! Oh by the way, apparently there's three employees who go by the name, Mike. The Mike I spoke with had long hair (in a ponytail) and very blue eyes. :D FYI: Mike told me that they have this service where if the instrument you purchased goes on sale for ex. black friday or christmas within 30 days, if you call in the store, they can refund you what is discounted! :) In terms of the ukelele it definitely feels very great in the hand and the wood is beautiful. I only had it for two days and so far I do find that I had to tune it before using it even though I saw in the other reviews that it should hold the tune well for about a week. I'm not really seeing that currently but hopefully that is true going forward the more I use it.
Posted by May on Nov 5, 2020
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Perfect Uke10 of 10 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton Whyte, Alberta
Bought this uke just over a year ago it was my first uke and it is so AMAZING. It holds a tune for a long time, has a nice sound to it and it's very well made. Would buy it again. I definitely suggest this uke!!
Posted by Natalya Kern on Jul 9, 2020
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I love it!!!4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWaterloo, Ontario
I got this for school and im really impressed!! Its light but has a beautiful sound!!!!!
Posted by anonymous on Jan 29, 2020
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Amazing Uke4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
Best uke ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Unknown on Apr 26, 2019
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My First Uke11 of 11 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWaterloo, Ontario
I bought this ukulele as my first "real" instrument after the cheap, starter-kit uke I had bit the dust. It did not disappoint. It's a beautiful little instrument, and it's clear that it's high-quality (what I've come to expect from Kala since). It's super playable, has a great sound, and is awesome for the price. Love mine to pieces.
Posted by Chris on Feb 1, 2019
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Amazing: Used at a Summer Camp13 of 13 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton North, Alberta
I tried this at a Winspear: Sensational Strings summer camp and it was very good. it sounded nice was easy to tune when needed but held their tune for most of the week (when the younger ones weren't playing with the tuning pegs) Overall an amazing instrument highly recommended.
Posted by Anonymous on Jul 13, 2018
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A Tiny Uke with a Big Heart!19 of 19 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNew Minas, Nova Scotia
I purchased this little Uke from L&M a few years ago. I wasn't sure if Uke would be for me, but I wanted one that wouldn't immediately discourage me from playing because it sounded horrible, so I bypassed the cheapest ones and came across this little fella. I've loved it from the moment I laid eyes on it. It's adorable, it stays in tune very well and it has a rich, beautiful tone for such a tiny, little instrument! It sounds bigger than it is. I also have a tenor and a baritone uke but they don't see half of the attention that this guy does. It is, by far, my favorite. It's a great beginner's instrument because it's inexpensive and you can make lovely sounds with it with very little practice. And you will still love it as an advanced player. It never gets old. It's a real "go-to" Uke for everything!
Posted by Nancy on May 29, 2018
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Amazing Ukulele6 of 8 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLethbridge, Alberta
I would highly suggest this ukulele for anyone considering learning. It?s affordable price makes it even better and the quality is amazing. I would suggest paying the extra $20 and getting the Kala-S as the edges are binded and produce a better, louder sound but the 15s is still an amazing deal
Posted by Ethan on May 20, 2018
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OMG I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!6 of 6 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
omg, I've only had it for a day now and I can't stop playing it its the best uke ever. The sound quallity is so good, its the perfect size, easy to tune, very simple to learn new songs on, and it's not too loud, but loud so everyone can hear you. I recommend it to everyone above the age of 5
Posted by Maryam on Apr 12, 2018
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Great!3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSaskatoon, Saskatchewan
For the amount you are spending, it is 100% worth the investment! I love mine, and can't put it down!
Posted by Gregory on Mar 4, 2018
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Awesome!10 of 10 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
Recently bought it as a gift for a friend who wants to start playing the ukulele. It is way better than the Denver ukulele that I own. The strings on this Kala soprano ukulele feel lighter and are easier to pluck away with. The sound is also more full and pleasant. Seriously thinking about taking this ukulele and giving my friend my Denver uke...or just buying my own
Posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2017
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It's alright5 of 14 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
It stays tuned. But it is not in tune with itself. When strumming the open strings, they are in tune, individually and together. But when putting fingers down, one string is always too sharp. Bothersome for anyone with a developed ear.
Posted by Bethany on Sep 2, 2017
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Amazing7 of 7 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
I went to the store and I was expecting to get a $45 Denver Uke and I automatically fell I love with this ukulele even though it's $80 when you buy it. I use it all the time! I would definitely recommend this uke!
Posted by Lauren on Jun 28, 2017
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happy customer14 of 15 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
i haven't played music for over 20 years. i realized i needed music in my life again, and decided to teach myself a new instrument. i wanted something that would be relatively inexpensive and quiet enough to practice in an apartment. i've never tried a ukulele before, or even handled one in person, so it was a bit of an impulse buy (i did do a couple hours of research before ordering). i've had it now for 2 1/2 weeks and haven't been able to put it down. it looks, feels, and sounds lovely; not at all jokey or toy-like. i'm a frugal person but i feel like it has already paid for itself in the joy it has brought me so far! :)
Posted by jen on Jun 13, 2017
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AMAZING UKULELE!!4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreAbbotsford, British Columbia
I love this ukulele so much! It has such a nice sound and it is so addicting! If your looking for a ukulele, choose this one! It is worth it! I absolutely recommend this ukulele to those who are searching for one. ;)
Posted by Sara Winter on Jun 11, 2017
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worth the price!8 of 8 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNorth York, Ontario
I'm a beginner and bought this uke at the end of March and have been playing it for about 2 months. I think it's an amazing starter uke and I originally came into the store hoping to spend $45 on a cheap Denver one but the employee recommended this one. I love it. It barely goes out of tune now that I've been playing it for a while and I think it was a good investment.
Posted by Ida on May 21, 2017
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Amazing ukulele!!5 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSt. Catharines, Ontario
About 6 months ago I decided that I wanted to learn ukulele, so after lots of searching I decided to buy this one rather than one of the cheaper ones because I figured I'd rather pay the extra money for a quality ukulele and I made the right choice! This ukulele is amazing, it sounds amazing, sometimes I'll bring it to class and we'll play songs, I literally have played it every single day since I got it! all in all defiantly a good choice for a ukulele!
Posted by anonymous on Apr 5, 2017
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Great Ukulele19 of 19 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
I teach music for a living and at one point taught Ukulele five days a week (until I lost my mind of course). I have seen more ukuleles than the average person. For the price. You can't beat this thing the machine heads on this ukulele are solid it hardly goes out of tune. I really wish students invested in a ukulele like this one, you really get what you pay for. At this price point it has no binding (the stuff around the edges which makes it look more finished and increases its durability). This is only a problem if you think you might damage the edge of the instrument which isn't likely. Get this ukulele it's AWESOME!!!
Posted by Carl on Jan 14, 2017
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Wonderful1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBrampton, Ontario
Picked this up as an early Christmas present for myself, and I have no complaints. This little beauty is absolutely amazing for a beginner like myself. It looks and feels great.
Posted by Nate on Dec 13, 2016
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Outstanding8 of 9 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
Features found on higher priced Ukes, including nubone bridge and nut, not just cheap plastic. Intonation is very good throughout. Aquila strings need to be stretched like all good strings at first but then it holds tuning very well. Laser etched rosette, beautiful satin finish. Sound is big but not too bright. Bass is resonant. Get a hard case while youre at it and this will last you a lifetime.
Posted by TheMaestro on Feb 22, 2016
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I <3 my Kala Uke !5 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreScarborough, Ontario
I got one from my husband for Christmas (bless him !) and I'm utterly enchanted with it. It's my first stringed instrument since an unsuccessful stint with classical guitar in the late 70's. It's got a lovely sound; looks beautiful; and is easy to play. As noted by other reviewers, get a tuner as it does need re-tuning for the first week or so as the strings get broken in. My next step is to get a carry case for it !
Posted by Suchick on Jan 9, 2016
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The Greatest Beginner Uke4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
I strongly recommend this ukulele. It is the best "cheep" uke you can by. I have owned mine for quite awhile now and I am still excited to play every time I can. It is small, but it sounds big! By far, it is my favorite ukulele to play. If you are a beginner and you want to start playing the ukulele, this is the perfect one for you.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 16, 2015
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Great ukulele4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreRichmond, British Columbia
Great beginner ukulele, sounds is awesome and resonates. Easy to tune because of gears. First couple of days of playing you need to constantly tune as strings are adjusting. I find it needs to be cleaned (of dust/small particles) often even though I keep it in a case.
Posted by anonymous on Oct 16, 2015
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Great Product!2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I have played the guitar for a while, and this is my first ukulele. So far so good! The strings are still very new so I have to tune it fairly frequently but other than that it seems like a very durable, good first ukulele to own. * Note: carrying case not included.
Posted by anonymous on Apr 17, 2015
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Awesome uke4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMoncton, New Brunswick
This was actually my first uke . I bought it 1 year ago it still work well really good sound im really satisfied with my product.The costumer service was good too.
Posted by James Biddington on May 12, 2014
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Great for the price6 of 7 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
Bought this for my mother for Christmas now I play it all the time. The Uke looks nice and is well made. The action on the fret board is very low so it's easy on the fingers, specially when your first learning. I am very happy with it. Going to get one for myself. Happy strumming
Posted by Mark on Jan 25, 2014
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What a beauty!11 of 12 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StorePort Coquitlam, British Columbia
I bought this ukulele as a present to myself for my birthday, as I've been wanting to teach myself how to play. So far, I'm completely in love with it. It's well made; the wood and hardware are of good quality. It's also very nice to look at! The product photos really don't do it justice. It sounds lovely. Great resonance for such a small instrument! One thing I'll mention is that the strings sometimes buzz a tiny bit at the tuning pegs with hard strumming, but it's really not that big of a deal. I doubt you'd notice it at all if you weren't in a completely quiet room. If you don't own a chromatic tuner, I would definitely suggest picking one up. The strings on this thing don't hold a tune for more than 5 minutes at a time for the first 2 days or so. You will find yourself needing to tune it less and less as you stretch the strings more and more, but a tuner is very handy to have and it will make your life easier. Trust me. Overall, I'd recommend this model! It's a fantastic value and is a perfect entry-level instrument that doesn't sound (or look) cheap.
Posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2013
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Awesome beginner uke!9 of 10 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreGuelph, Ontario
I just got this ukulele after learning how to play and I think it is awesome! It has a really great sound for its size, and is easy and fun to play! It also stays in tune for a long time.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 9, 2013
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N/A8 of 8 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
Love this Uke! I've had it for almost a year now and I haven't lost any affection for it! It rarely ever needs a tune up, you could leave it for months and it would still be in tune! (No joke) I recommend it to any beginner or advanced player! It's such a beautiful instrument and fairly easy to pick up on if your looking for a new hobby!
Posted by anonymous on Dec 25, 2012
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