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American Jazz Piano Competition This Weekend

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11 of the most talented pianists in the United States compete for just over a total of $25,000 worth of prizes!!! November 13th: A Kick-off benefit concert with KENNY BARRON- Prices for this are available by clicking the link below.
November 14th: Root for your favorite competitor in the Semi-Finals of the competition!!! Find out which five will move on to the next round to compete for all of the glorious prizes our sponsors have provided them!
November 15th: The finals of the competition!! The top five go head to head as they compete for the Grand Prize valued at over 10,000 dollars and over $15,000 in various prizes!!!Tickets are now on sale for our next big events.

"Kenny Barron in Concert" on November 13th at 7:30pm at the Gleason Performing Arts Center - Florida Institute of Technology. Get your ticket online.

"American Jazz Pianist Competition Semifinals and Finals" on November 14 and 15 at the Gleason Performing Arts Center - Florida Institute of Technology. Get your ticket online.

What we do:

  • Provide a platform for excellence to youth ages 15-25.
  • Celebrate and encourage the growth of a cultural heritage that will improve our nation’s cultural assets.
  • Promote a national art-form to the youth of America.
  • Deliver opportunities for advancement to individuals whose utmost talents lie within the world of Jazz music.
  • Pair the youth with professional musicians, performers and clinicians whom will inspire creative transcendence within the realm of Jazz music in an accessible environment.
  • Eliminate traditional barriers by bringing community together through this unique and American genre.
  • Provide music related education through collaborative efforts
Terri Wright has held the position of General Manager at WFIT since 1998.