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Friday, May 15 at 7:30 pm at the Adrienne Arsht Center
Free concert for the public. Tickets are required. 305-949-6722

PIANO SLAM is a musical performance and education program that brings Dranoff's international award winning pianists, renowned poets, and spoken word artists to underserved middle and high schools throughout the County to perform and give workshops on the cross inspiration and function of music and poetry. The initiative invites students to write poetry about music and create their own Spoken Word experience for a school-wide competition. Student poetry competition winners perform their work and receive cash prizes in an extravaganza concert with Dranoff artists, professional rap artists, dancers at the most prestigious concert in the region – the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The Miami HEAT is now in its 5th year of partnering with the Dranoff on this even, wih players participating in inspirational videos and promotional campaigns.
In the last 5 years PIANO SLAM has reached almost 60,000 children in Miami Dade County bringing them world-class performances and imparting skills and motivation to compose their own writing about music and art in their lives.