Carlene Sawyer

Cindy Seip

Carlene Sawyer is the executive director of the Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation. In that capacity, she created the foundation’s in-school performance and education programs, establishing classical and contemporary music programs and cross-genre programs for underserved children and their families. The organization’s Piano Slam poetry competition based on the expressions of music in teenagers’ lives has engaged more than 100,000 students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.