Organ Recital

Trumpet and Organ Recital: Chuck Seipp and Randall Sheets

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 5:15pm

Trumpeter Chuck Seipp and organist Randall Sheets from Washington, D.C., play a recital featuring the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.




The Rejoicing
George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)
arr. Chuck Seipp

Concerto from L’estro armonico Op. 3 No. 3 RV 310
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
(Arranged for the Seipp / Sheets Duo in 2017) arr. David Marlatt

I. Allegro II. Largo III. Allegro

George Thalben-Ball (1896-1987)
arr. Chuck Seipp

Frolics for Trumpet and Organ
Paul Leddington Wright (b. 1951)
(Written for the Seipp / Sheets Duo in 2016)

Toccata from Symphonie V
Charles-Marie Widor (1845-1937)

Pictures at an Exhibition
Modeste Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
arr. Vincent DiMartino and Schuyler Robinson

Promenade I
IL Veccio Castello
Promenade IV
Ballet of the Chicks in Their Shells
Two Polish Jews, One Rich, The other Poor
The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga)
The Great Gate of Kiev

About Seipp/Sheets Trumpet and Organ Duo

The Instrument of Kings meets the King of Instruments with trumpeter Chuck Seipp and organist Randall Sheets. Each musician is an accomplished soloist and seasoned performer: together, their artistry fully resonates with the majesty and opulence of their combined instruments. Their performances have included concert series at The West Point Cadet Chapel, New York, the Franciscan Monastery, D.C., as well as Chicago, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Iowa, South Dakota, and Virginia.

Chuck Seipp is Trumpet Professor at Shenandoah Conservatory and prior to that served with The U.S. Army Band. Chuck toured and recorded with Diane Bish—appearing regularly on her television series. Through CJ Seipp Music Publications, Chuck markets his brass arrangements and his Wedding Book proves to be a valuable resource. Dr. Seipp holds degrees from Kansas and Catholic Universities and is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

Randall Sheets has been the Ceremonial Organist for Arlington National Cemetery for 19 years where he performs over 1,000 services a year in the historic Old Post Chapel. He is also Organist/Music Director at Culpeper Baptist Church and Organist for the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Mount Vernon. Dr. Sheets holds degrees from Wittenberg University and the University of Maryland.


  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 3, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm