The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist continue their reign on the Billboard Classical Chart with Mater Eucharistiae, their debut recording released August 13th on De Montfort Music/Decca.' The album held the top spot for seven weeks in a row since its debut at #1, outselling popular artists on both Billboard's Traditional and Crossover Charts including Lindsey Sterling, The Piano Guys, Sarah Brightman and Chris Thile among others.' The media is taking note; Fox & Friends invited the Sisters to appear on their program September 8th, which resulted in a #1 Amazon Best Selling ranking with The Dominican Sisters of Mary outpacing massive acts including Nine Inch Nails and Sheryl Crow following the appearance.' The Sisters were also recently featured on NPR's All Things Considered and CBS This Morning.'
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The Dominican Sisters of Mary - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is KDFC: Album Of the Week
Although they've been kicked out of the #1 spot on the Billboard Classical Chart (by Lindsay Stirling, Dancing with the Stars violinist), no hard feelings from these midwest singing nuns known as The Dominican Sisters of Mary! Their Christmas album Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is still going strong and we'll be hearing why this week on KDFC. Part of our Sounds of the Season! For the Wee...
Dominican Sisters of Mary. Connecting With Music Lovers on: Mater Eucharistiae
The Michigan-based Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist known for traveling the U.S. teaching school children, have found a different calling, in the music business. Reinforcing their unexpected success with a #1 debut on the Billboard Classical Chart with Mater Eucharistiae, their first recording on De Montfort Music/Decca, the album holds the top spot for the third straight...
Dominican Sisters Of Mary / CBS: This Morning
The Michigan-based Dominican Sisters Of Mary, known for traveling the U.S. teaching school children, have found a different calling, in the record business. Last week, the sisters released their first studio album, "Mater Eucharistiae." CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports. WATCH THE VIDEO....
Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist / NPR: All Things Considered piece
In the cloistered world of classical music recordings, there is great interest in choral music by Catholic nuns these days. In the past year, two separate albums by a group of monastic nuns shot to the top of the classical charts. Now comes the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, a community of nuns outside of Ann Arbor, Mich., that is releasing its debut album titled Mater Eucharistiae. ...