James Knabe, Trumpet Performer and teacher


James has played the trumpet professionally around the world. His training includes studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA with the Boston Symphony & Boston Pops musicians. James' main focus is music ministry, church music, classical music, chamber music, as well as studio and broadway.

James is an experienced teacher of trumpet & brass instruments. He has a wide range of experience with students of all ages. James has given master classes at high schools and colleges all across the USA.

James Knabe, Shofar Sounder and Educator


James sounds the Shofar at church services, over cities, and people as he travels the country. James also sounds the Shofar at his home church Gateway Church (DFW area). Gateway Church is home to one of the largest Messianic Jewish congregations in the country.


James also teaches on the significance of the Shofar in history as well in the present-day and gives instruction on how to blow/sound the shofar. He offers a class on this and also offers private instruction on the shofar. If you are interested in James' services as a Shofar artist you can contact him HERE You can also visit James' Sound the Shofar Page HERE


Sounding Shofar

Gateway Church Shabbat Service 2018 with the worship team at Gateway Church in Southlake TX

The Knabe Family 


The Knabe’s work together in ministry around the country with a special focus to Families, Men, and First Responders.  James and his family also share their music and story with people as they travel the country together. 

James is available to come to your church or conference and share music on the trumpet, sound the shofar (the trumpet in the bible), and teach on the shofar (meaning, use, and teach private and group lessons). He can also share messages and teaching on how to live a powerful life of faith.

The Knabe’s Message…Everyone can experience the powerful life of faith. You can see transformation and miracles in your life!   

Click on the following links to learn more about James' playing experience, and watch videos and hear audio clips


All material, videos, photos, audio & original content © 2019 KCP Management and Knabe Family Ministry All Rights Reserved