Miriam Kapner is the instructor for the piano class at Charles Hay Elementary School in Englewood. The program is a new component of the Englewood Arts Strings Attached program. Miriam is an accomplished pianist and oboist, who freelances in the Denver area and is a successful private instructor on each of the instruments. She lives in Denver.
David Paul, violin instructor and Program Director, has 31 years of teaching experience and has created a number of special music programs. He has a Masters in Music Performance from Rice University and spent seven years performing full-time with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
Jeannette Altenhofen, piano and guitar instructor, has taught elementary music in both private and public schools for 27 years. She recently retired after teaching music in the Littleton Public Schools. During that time she presented grade level musicals and taught many instruments. She has been a pianist and organist in churches for over 25 years. She has had her own piano studio for many years and is excited about teaching private lessons. Her own children started music in the Strings Attached program and are very involved in music at ELA & EHS.