Carlton Young

Perfect for High School & University Performances

Exceptional Worship Concerts

Carlton Young

Choral Spiritual Arrangements

Social Justice

The mistreatment and senseless killings of ethnic people has launched cries for equality and accountability across the globe.

Spirituals in Worship

Spirituals in worship services offers hope for a troubled world.

Spirituals in Education

The spirituals are an American art that has influenced many genres of music.

About the Carlton Young  Collection

Carlton Young

Carlton Young born 1926 in Hamilton, Ohio served in the Air Force during World War II. A teacher, editor, composer and conductor, has the unique distinction of serving as editor of two revisions of hymnals for Methodists: The Methodist Hymnal, 1966; and The United Methodist Hymnal, 1989.

Dr. Young, known to his friends as “Sam”, has served on the faculties and directed graduate studies in church music at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University; and Scarritt College; and is emeritus Professor of Church Music at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is a Past-President and Fellow of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada; and the first American to be named an honorary member of The British Methodist Church Music Society.