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


Sounding the Shofar

James sounds the Shofar at Church Services, First Responders, Individuals, and Cities 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.

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Teaching and Workshops

James also teaches on the significance of the Shofar and gives instruction on how to blow/sound the shofar. He offers a workshop and private instruction. 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


Sounding Shofar

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

The Knabe Family and Trumpet of Glory Ministries


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 is that Everyone can experience the powerful life of faith. You can see transformation and miracles in your life!   

Trumpet of Glory ministries is the name of the knabe family ministry. trumpet of glory refers to the trumpet and the shofar (the trumpet in the bible) as well as the work that the knabe’s do in speaking, teaching, and blessing.

trumpet of glory ministries is a 501c3 Tax-Exempt Not-For-profit ministry. your giving to this ministry is tax-deductible.

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


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