Submissions are now being accepted!
Choose from one of the applications below
Content for poems can be selected within the areas of
general language, STEAM, and social studies.
All poetry must be about music and should refer to
this year’s theme of “Variations"
Piano Slam 12 Guidelines
All poetry and creative writing must conform to the rules of Miami Dade County Public Schools.
All poems must be submitted as a Word doc or pdf.
Participating students should listen to and reference Dranoff’s “Variations”, MUSIC or musical terms in their poetry.
All poems must have a reaction or reference to “Variations” and/or your feelings/experience about music in Miami including words regarding the components of music. For example: songs, beat, tunes, rhythm, percussion, sounds, minor, major, acoustic, harmony, rap, rock, soul, Jazz, hip-hop, playlist, lyric, melody, hymn, vocal, anthem, etc.
You may enter a maximum of 2 poems.
If you’re a winner, you must attend the coaching workshops and rehearsal to prepare for the concert on Friday, February 28th, 2020 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to receive your prize.