Born in Missouri after his parents moved to the United States from Nigeria, Ike Ndolo developed a love of music at home, growing up to the ringing of hymns from his mother’s voice.
Ike continued his musical development at St. Timothy’s in Mesa, Arizona, where he was mentored by legends Tom Booth and Matt Maher. Currently Assistant Music Director at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Tempe, Ike leads worship every Sunday and is constantly evolving as a musician and a man of God.
In addition to traveling the country to lead others to Christ, Ike has a great zeal for missionary work, stretching from Mexico to as far as China. As David says in Psalm 96: “Tell his glory among the nations, among all peoples, his wondrous deeds.” Ike has taken up the call, to be a servant to those around him—through his art, through his music, through his life.
Read more about Ike Ndolo and his new album, ‘Rivers’ on his official website.
Jon is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter currently living with his wife in Chicago, IL, and is part of the Vertical Church Band. He was raised in Wheaton, IL, spending his developmental years learning to play guitar and obsessing over artists like Bob Dylan, Emily Dickinson, and Rich Mullins.
Jon has one of the most gripping voices you’ll ever hear, and he is one of the most intriguing artists you’ll ever meet. His debut EP on Provident Music Group titled, Glass, is now available on iTunes featuring 4 new songs and 1 acoustic version of “I Will Follow.”
Read more about Jon on his official website and listen to the acoustic version of “I Will Follow.”
Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist
The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist chant the Divine Office throughout the day and their favorite hymns throughout the year, while also composing music of their own. They follow in the thirteenth-century footsteps of St. Dominic, while very much engaging the modern world.
The Sisters have recorded a beautiful new offering entitled: The Rosary: Mysteries, Meditations & Music. This album comes as a response to the outpouring of affection received from the beloved chart-topping Billboard 2013 recording “Mater Eucharistiae.”
Mater Eucharistiae was the first ever recording from The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. The fifteen peaceful and serene songs of this release will included original compositions written by the Sisters that reflect their Dominican spirituality, along with a selection of modern and ancient hymns and chants in English and in Latin.
The Sisters may be recognized due to their multiple appearances on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and the extensive publicity they have received in the US and Canada through outlets such as The New York Times, The Detroit Free Press, The Washington Post, CNN, Fox News and beyond. The Dominican Sisters of Mary placed in the finals of the recent season of The American Bible Challenge, hosted by Jeff Foxworthy on The Game Show Network.
To read more about the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, please visit their website.