Kala Elite USA
The Elite Series Ukulele is the result of our ever growing passion and unyielding commitment to providing players with the ultimate ukulele experience. Every component, from the vivid aesthetics to the tiniest of structural pieces, was purposefully designed to create an everlasting platform for the next generation of ukulele players.
Kala Custom Elite
The Kala Custom Elite is the ultimate intersection of creative passion and precise engineering. Each Custom Elite Ukulele offers you an exclusive glimpse into the limitless artistic vision and craftsmanship that resides within our Petaluma, California Luthier shop. Our small, yet mighty, ukulele build team is excited and ready to build your own Kala Custom Elite Ukulele.
Our philosophy behind the design of the Elite is based on The Sight, The Science, and The Sound. The Sight refers to the beauty of the grain, finish, and touches that attract one to them initially, and the features that are treasured for generations. The Science refers to each part of the Elite, from old-world craftsmanship and the use of modern technology we are able to produce the best possible ukulele. The Sound is the most important part of an instrument and the Elite produces a clean, clear, beautiful tone.
If you are looking to try out an Elite or already have made up your mind which one you want, check out our list of dealers to find them online or in stores now. You will be able to find our Hawaiian Koa models and some of our custom Elite’s at these locations.
Every story has a beginning…after talking and dreaming about making custom ukulele in California for several years, it became a reality for us when we started the process of apprenticing, training and consulting with some of the best Ukulele Luthier’s in the world. Through trial and error, feedback and direction, we have created an instrument that marks a new standard in ukulele.