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Dr. Carl MaultsBy
Director of Music & Organist

Since 2013, Dr. Carl MaultsBy, has served as the St. Richard’s Director of Music/Organist where he leads the Schola of St. Richard’s and the St. Richard’s Youth Ensemble as well as oversees the St. Richard’s Handbell Ringers. Under MaultsBy’s direction, the Schola, in addition to singing at the regular 10:30 AM Sunday mass, performed at the 2014-2016 Diocese of Central Florida Absalom Jones Celebrations, 2013 Rollins College Canterbury Club Evensong and with the Valencia Singers at the Valencia College 2016 “A Winter Choral Concert.” For the 60th Anniversary of St. Richard’s Church, he led a combined choir of the St. Richard’s Schola, the Singers of the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and the Valencia Singers in a concert of Sacred Jazz that included a performance of MaultsBy’s “Praise: A Sacred Jazz Te Deum.” He founded the St. Richard’s Youth Ensemble (SRYE) for singers ages 9-18. SRYE sings periodically throughout the church year and participated in the 2016 Diocese of Central Florida Youth Choir Festival.

Prior to spearheading the music program at St. Richard’s, MaultsBy served as Director of Music of the Churches of St. Mark Episcopal, Brooklyn, NY; St. Mary’s Episcopal, Brooklyn, NY; St. Paul’s Episcopal, Patterson, NJ; St. Andrew’s Catholic, Orlando, FL; First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, NY. In addition, he was Director of Music Ministries, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Washington, DC; Assistant Organist & Director of Good News Ensemble, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY; and Director of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Chancel Choir, New York, NY. He studied organ with Michael Corzine (Florida State University), Steven Emprin and Edna Sampson Hargrett-Thrower.

A member of the 2003-2009 Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, MaultsBy’s “St. Mary’s Mass” is published in Enriching Our Music and excerpts are in Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing II; Wonder, Love and Praise and the EYE Songbook.  His compositions are also in Enriching Our Music II & III; My Heart Sings Out; King of Kings, Volume 3; and One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism. MaultsBy is the author of the books Afro-Centric Liturgical Music and Playing Gospel Piano: The Basics (Church Publishing, Inc.) and producer of the companion CD "Revive Us Again."  He is a contributor to the Carl P. Daw, Jr. and Thomas Pavlechko Liturgical Music for the Revised Common Lectionary, Years A, B & C (Church Publishing, Inc.). MaultsBy’s “The Kwanzaa Song” is included in the Scotts Foreman/Silver-Burdett Ginn Publishing Co. textbook, Making Music. His writings on music, church and culture have appeared in Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians, The Central Florida Episcopailian, Linkage, Allegro, The International Musician, The American Organist, Jack the Rapper  and The New York Times

Learn more about Carl MaultsBy at www.carlmaultsby.net.

Last Published: October 3, 2017 3:57 PM