About MrCthon Music
(Mark Carthon) is born music royalty. A preacher’s kid, with a love for God. He grew up around music and has always been influenced by various genres of music including gospel. From 1986-1989 He attended Cleveland School of the Arts, majoring in music education. He later attended Tri-C Community College and majored in Music Theory.
He has played for world renowned gospel artist including Donnie McClurkin, The Clark Sisters, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Chandra Currelley of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” A mentor ,Mark Carthon works with at-risk youth choirs in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District for almost 20 years in addition to running vocal workshops and playing for Case Western Reserve University Gospel Choir.
Mark Carthon has served as a songwriter for over 27 years and holds a collection of more than 250 gospel and inspirational songs. He has written and/or composed music for more than 10 music artist. He currently manages Carthon and Company, a local singing troupe. Carthon and Company made history by being the first Gospel Artist to release its first cd project at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on October 25, 2017. Mark Carthon serves as a musician/organist for various Greater Cleveland churches including, Everlasting Baptist Church, Apostolic Faith Tabernacle, Faith Church, Wilson United Methodist Church and Greater Works COGIC.
Mark Carthon is a natural comedian, a motivator and draws pencil art outside of his musical aspirations. He is married to the chocolate love of his life Sherita Carthon, a brand manager with Urban Classic Design Studios.
Carthon & Company is a singing troupe comprised of local talent in the Greater Cleveland Area and has been in existence for more than 4 years. CAC’s mission centers on bringing awareness to epidemics that plague our communities including, at-risk-youth music education and mentoring, health awareness (Cancer, Crohn’s Disease and Lupus), elder care, abuse awareness and homelessness via annual benefit concerts.
CAC has been a featured special guest at several prominent events including, opening for “The Walls Group” and Gospel Artist Bri; featured the East Cleveland Public Library Black History Program with News Channel 5 Anchorwoman, Danita Harris, Fox 8 News Anchorman, Wayne Dawson and East Cleveland Municipal Judge, William Dawson; a guest choir at the Regional COGIC Convocation; and host of “Night of Worship” benefit concert for SOS Cancer Outreach program. CAC has also completed a “Live Recording at Olive Grove Baptist Church, and does musical showcases in the Greater Cleveland/Akron/Canton areas.
Mark Carthon is currently working on Carthon and Company’s sophomore project “Be Delivered” which is scheduled to be released in the Spring of 2020.