for Dranoff Piano Slam 10 Competition

  1. All poetry & creative writing must conform to the rules of Miami Dade County Public Schools.
  2. All poems must entered using this form.
  3. Participating students should listen to and reference Dranoff’s “Yin & Yang” by Frederick Kaufman or music or musical language or terminology in their poetry.
  4. All poems must have a reaction or reference to “Yin & Yang” or to STEAM subjects 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.
  5. All questions in application must be completed including poems (copy + paste OR typed onto form)  
  6. You may enter a maximum of 2 poems total. They may be different categories – ELA or STEM – but they must be entered separately using appropriate link/application. You may enter 2 of the same subject on the same entry/application.
  7. If you’re a finalist, you must attend all coaching workshops, rehearsals before and including concert on February 28th, 2018 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to receive your prize.


December 21, 2017

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current guidelines

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Student Competition Guidelines

General Application & Guidelines STEM Application & Guidelines
Social Studies Activities

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Glossary of Musical Terms

     by Fredrick Kaufman





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