Tri-State Local Gospel Artist Spotlight #32
Stellar Award nominee Syreeta Thompson, known as the “Trumpet Lady”, is a noted instrumentalist and clinicians in the musical arena. Thompson is a skilled and educated minstrel who is in demand for speaking, teaching, writing school district curricula, and for performing musical presentations. Her extensive education began at age 12 at the Merit Music Program and Sherwood Conservatory of Music to obtaining a Masters Degree in film scoring and jazz composition and arranging. Thompson has served as one of the Instrumental Music Coordinators for Dorinda Clark Cole’s Singers and Musician Conference and at a variety of retreats, guilds, conferences, and music departments. She has shared the stage with various gospel greats lending vocals as well as smooth trumpet melodies.