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Co-presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center.

Experience the

PIANO SLAM 2022 Finals

Performed at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Congratulations to the

PIANO SLAM 2022 Finalists - Best of Show!

Middle School English

Rodrigo Marquez, 6th Grade
South Miami MS

High School English

Amena Hobbs, 10th Grade

Miami Norland SHS

Middle School Science

Esteban Mosquera, 7th Grade

Everglades K-8 Center

High School Science

Nailah Robinson, 11th Grade

Miami Norland SHS

PIANO SLAM 2022 Semifinalists

Middle School

Oliver Angulo, 8th Grade
Ponce de Leon MS

Walter Arias, 8th Grade
Shenandoah MS

Briana Augsten, 6th Grade
G.W. Carver MS
Sarah Bass, 6th Grade
Miami Arts Charter

Telisa Gaviria, 6th Grade
Lawton Chiles MS

Trinity Jackson, 8th Grade
Horace Mann MS

Juliana Moore, 6th Grade
Ponce de Leon MS

Victor Schein, 8th Grade
Southwood MS

High School

Justin Fayad, 9th Grade
Miami Arts Charter

Maria Fernanda Serra
Almeida Leite
, 12th Grade
Design & Architecture Senior High
Abel Profeta, 10th Grade
Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High

Camila Puche, 9th Grade
Miami Arts Charter

Alejandra Torruellas, 11th Grade
Coral Gables SHS

Dranoff will present its 14th year of PIANO SLAM with The Alonso Brothers, Afrobeta, and Gentry George from Zest Collective who will mashup Classical/Hip Hop/Spoken Word with Miami’s top young poets. Directed by Katie Christie. Music by Martin Bejerano.

Adrienne Arsht Center
Knight Concert Hall 1300 Biscayne Boulevard

Fantasia de Tres Mundos
My Music. My Humanness. My Home.

Music is a key tool in creative and expository writing for core subjects STEM, ELA, social sciences, and the Arts.


For Students
PIANO SLAM 14 Competition
FOUR $1,000 1st prizes!

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Hear the music.

Write a poem.

Win cash!

Be the number one poet in Miami-Dade and the number one writer in every class.

Piano Slam 14 Composition
Fantasia de Tres Mundos
By Martin Bejerano

Piano Slam

Glossary of Terms

Get ready for

For Teachers

All the rules and opportunities for your students to enter and win the PIANO SLAM poetry competition, and Music & Arts integrated classroom activities.

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PIANO SLAM is a classical performance and education program and annual poetry competition which brings live classical performances to classrooms and uses music and arts-integrated curriculum as a tools for students to learn core subjects in public middle and high schools.


PIANO SLAM is a program of The Murray Dranoff Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization. Donations to 501(c)(3) nonprofits are tax-deductible.

PIANO SLAM 14 composition

Fantasia de Tres Mundos
By Martin Bejerano

Currently, Martin heads the jazz piano department at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, teaching jazz piano, improvisation and composition, and continues to perform internationally.  He is featured on several recent recordings, including the newly released Trio Miami, Straight Ahead from Havana with the Ignacio Berroa Trio, Armando Gola's Gola Elektrik and Roy Haynes’s Roy-alty.

Fantasia de Tres Mundos - Martin Bejerano
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Inspire. Empower. Create.

Piano Slam utilizes music as a tool and inspiration to give
our youth a voice through artistic expression.

Be the #1 poet in Miami-Dade Schools
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Inspire. Empower. Create.

PIANO SLAM utilizes music as a tool and inspiration to give our youth a voice through artistic expression.



All PIANO SLAM school concerts are in celebration of the life of Elvira Dopico in Miami Dade Public Schools and the world of music.

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