Youth Guitar Orchestra

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The Cleveland Youth Guitar Orchestra is for teens and youth grades 7-12 (younger students with significant experience may be considered). Rehearsals for the Spring 2022 session will be held on Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:00 AM. This ensemble is directed by Craig Slagh.


Rehearsals (Saturdays / 10:00-11:00AM)

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
December 3
(Note: there is no rehearsal on November 26)


December 11- (rehearsal time TBA & 3:00 PM concert) – St. Paul Lutheran Church (main church) – 27993 Detroit Rd, Westlake, OH 44145

Rehearsal Location

Church of the Covenant
11205 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106

Cost and Deadline

Cost – $150. Purchase membership by adding to cart below.

Deadline – Wednesday, August 31st at Midnight

Type PriceQuantity
Youth Guitar Orchestra membership $150.00


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About Craig Slagh


Craig Slagh joined CCGS in Fall 2021 as a contracted teacher. He began his music career in Cincinnati working with Jeremy Collins and Rodney Stuckey at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music Prep department. He received his Bachelor of Music Performance in May 2021 from Oberlin Conservatory. At Oberlin, he studied under Stephen Aron and received numerous honors and rewards that included being a finalist in the Jim Stroud All-Ohio Guitar Competition and performing in the Dannenberg Honors Recital. He also studied the Renaissance Lute and Baroque Guitar with Oberlin’s Early Music division. This led to him doing research in early English Music and transcribing pieces by numerous composers from lute tab to modern guitar notation. Craig now lives in the Avon area where he teaches a large studio of students and is serving with AmeriCorps as a math tutor. He also works on arrangements and compositions for guitar with a special interest in video game and movie soundtracks.