Live Online Trumpet Lessons - Trumpet instructor Chris Sporer

Chris Sporer


Degree: B.M. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL


Musical Styles

Jazz, Funk, Rock, Classical Trumpet

About Chris

Chris Sporer is a professional trumpeter player and teacher. He has performed with many groups, ranging from jazz combos and funk rock bands to classical ensembles and orchestras.

Chris’s most notable performances include the Count Basie Orchestra at Birdland Jazz Club (NYC), Zen Warship at Lincoln Theatre (D.C.), Fela Kuti Tribute Band at The Cutting Room (NYC), and Hiram Hazley + Le Jazz Trio (St. Petersburg). In addition, he also has experience performing in musical theatre pit orchestras (“A Chorus Line,” “Legally Blonde,” “White Christmas,” and more), big bands (FSU jazz ensembles), Latin bands (Tocamos Mas), and marching bands (The FSU Marching Chiefs). Chris has also been teaching private trumpet lessons since 2013. He tailors his teaching approach to each student based on their own musical goals, whether the student wants to play their favorite popular songs or pursue a career in music.

After gaining experience in other parts of the east coast, Chris has returned to Florida and is now based in Orlando. He earned his Bachelor’s in Music with a concentration in Jazz Studies in 2015.