Music & Arts Festival

About the Concert

As part of the Tampa Pride Festival and Parade in Ybor City, the Tampa Bay Pride Band will present the Pride Music & Arts Festival on Friday, March 9, 2018 on the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College. The Festival will begin at 5:30 pm in the HCC Art Gallery where local artists will display visual arts that showcase pride and diversity.  All participating artist will have free entrance to the band’s concert. At the gallery, guests will have the opportunity to vote for the work(s) they would like to see displayed throughout the city of Tampa during the month of March.

Following the art show, the Tampa Bay Symphonic Winds will perform on the main stage of the HCC Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 pm.  The concert will feature guest soprano Kyla Bailey, guest marimba soloist Kevin Von Kampen, and guest conductor Kim Mieder. Directing the event is the founder, artistic director, and conductor of the Tampa Bay Pride Band, Mr. David Triplett-Rosa. In addition to the Festival in March, the Tampa Bay Pride Band will be hosting an instrument donation drive throughout January and February.  As an outreach project, we are asking for donations of gently used musical instruments to benefit the secondary instrumental programs of Hillsborough County Schools. Donations can be made at Middleton High School.

We look forward to seeing you at the Pride Music & Arts Festival!


For more details please contact:
PO. BOX 4061, Tampa, FL 33677
Empowered by Pride. United by Community. Inspired by Music.


Rehearsal Schedule
Monday Jan. 15 7pm-9pm NO REHEARSAL MLK DAY
Monday Jan. 22 7pm-9pm
Monday Jan. 29 7pm-9pm
Monday Feb. 5 7pm-9pm
Monday Feb. 12 7pm-9pm
Monday Feb. 19 7pm-9pm
Monday Feb. 26 7pm-9pm
Monday Mar. 5 th 7pm-pm

Friday March 9th Music & Arts Festival at HCC Ybor Call Time 5:30pm


Guest Conductor

Kim Mieder

Kim Mieder is a five-time nominee of “Who’s Who in American Teachers.” A pianist, horn, trumpet player, wind-conductor and researcher; She has served as director of bands, orchestra and piano studies at the elementary, middle and high school level in Hillsborough county Florida for 20 years. Her concert, jazz, orchestral ensembles and marching bands have consistently received superior honors at district music performance assessments. Ms Mieder is a published author in both International research and state music journals, and has co-authored two book chapters pertaining to the topic of adolescent self-regulation in music learning. She is an adjudicator and clinician for high school and middle school ensembles, offering her “Self-Regulated Learning Curriculum in the Full Ensemble Rehearsal,” to enhance adolescent self-efficacy, ensemble performance outcomes, music practice strategy use and meta-cognition. She received her degrees in Music Education from Florida State University (B.A.), University of South Florida (M.A.) and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the University of South Florida. She is a member of and maintains affiliation with the National Association for Music Education, The Florida Band Masters association, Florida Music Educators Association and the College Music Society.


  • Night On Fire by John Mackey
  • An Irish Rhapsody by Clare Grundman
  • Empire by Julie Giroux
  • David by Stephen Mellilo
  • Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold
  • Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli
  • Concerto No. 2 Mvt 3 for Marimba by David Gillingham

Featured Artist

Soprano Singer
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Event Venue & Location

The campus is minutes away from downtown Tampa and easily accessible to all sections of the county via Interstate 4, Interstate 275, State Highway 60, and the Lee Roy Selmon ... The campus has a top notch Performance Arts Building, which features studios, classrooms, band room, gallery, theatre and auditorium.

HCC Ybor City Performing Arts Building
1411 E 11th Ave Tampa Florida 33605

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