Piano Slam is a poetry writing competition that asks Miami-Dade MIddle and Hight School students to compose works of poetry inspired by music.
Finalists performed their words at Piano Slam 4 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on May 4, 2012 in an event featuring the International award winning Piano Duo Van Veen, DJ Brimstone 127, the poetess Alexis Caputo, dancers of the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet, and the winning poets from Dade county Middle and High Schools, including the overall category winners for High School, Kathrin Beltres, and Middle School, Lauren Welch.
The performance was directed by Teo Castellanos.
Piano Slam is a production of the Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation.
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