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!   

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 and has studied with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops musicians. 

James' main focus is music ministry, church music, classical music, trumpet with strings, trumpet with voice, as well as contemporary music including broadway shows.

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

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

James Knabe, Shofar Sounder and Educator


James sounds the Shofar at church services and over cities and people as he travels the country.  James also sounds the Shofar at his home church Gateway Church (with multiple locations in the Dallas-Fort-Worth 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 the Shofar at Gateway Church Shabbat Service 2018 with the worship team at Gateway Church in Southlake TX

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


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