Trumpeter Chuck Seipp and organist Randall Sheets will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 1 in the Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall on the South Dakota State University campus.
The public is invited to this free concert. Donations to benefit the Founders Recital Hall Organ Endowment Fund will be taken at the door.
Seipp joined the faculty of the Shenandoah University Conservatory of Music in fall 2013. Seipp performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad as member of The U.S. Army Band. He retired in 2012, culminating his 32-year with the ensemble.
Seipp performed in national, presidential and historical world events, concerts and special events in Washington, D.C. He performed with the concert band, orchestra, ceremonial band, herald trumpets and brass quintet. Seipp has toured and recorded with world–renowned organist Diane Bish—appearing regularly on her “Joy of Music” television series.
Sheets began his musical studies in piano and organ at a young age. He holds degrees from Wittenberg University, Bowling Green State University and the University of Maryland. Sheets has been ceremonial organist for Arlington National Cemetery for the past 20 years, where he performs more than 1,000 services a year in the historic Old Post Chapel and the Memorial Chapel.
His concert appearances include programs at the Washington National Cathedral, The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, West Point Cadet Chapel, The Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, St. Luke’s Catholic Church in McLean, Virginia, and the historic Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, Virginia.
For more information, contact the SDSU School of Performing Arts at (605) 688-5187.