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Meet Mark Plyler

Mark moved to Kansas City back in 2014, the same year he joined HMC. Music and singing have always been a part of his life and HMC was a way to jump into the community and meet new people. Mark is a Tenor 2 and one of his favorite things about the chorus is seeing […]

Meet Kevin Bradley

Originally from St. Joseph, MO, this week, let’s meet Kevin. Kevin joined during our ABBA concert in 2018; he is still a ‘newish’ member of the Bass section. He recently really earned his wings as part of a flight attendant duo in last years’ Making Spirit’s Bright holiday show. He’s also jumped in as a […]

HMC Announces Artistic Director Appointment

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Rick Fisher 816-931-3338 hmc@hmckc.org   Heartland Men’s Chorus Announces Artistic Director Appointment KANSAS CITY, MO (May 1, 2020) — The board of directors  of Heartland Men’s Chorus (HMC), today announced Shawn Cullen has been appointed as the permanent Artistic Director of the Chorus. High res photos and video for media use can […]

Meet Mike Anderson

It seems like Mike was pre-planning for some ‘isolation’ time since he was already part of an online community for amateur/dilettante Egyptologists – he’s learning to read hieroglyphs. This can come in handy reading some of the music we sing in HMC. He sang in college and when he decided to re-enter the singing world, […]

Meet Brian Larios

When Brian is not off camping or boating with his husband, he can be found in the Tenor 2 section of HMC.  Originally from Ottawa, KS he has been singing off and on with the chorus for about 6 years.  He had several friends who already sang, always enjoyed going to concerts and he loves […]

Meet Travis Zirkle

Travis, a Bass, is the HMC member that travels the farthest to come to rehearsals and other events. 424 miles round trip and 6 hours in the car provides a lot of time to listen to rehearsal tracks and prepare for upcoming concerts. You might ask, ‘Why does he travel that far?”  Travis was able to […]

Meet Keith Hohly

Keith has been attending concerts since shortly after HMC began in the late 1980’s.  A transplant to Kansas City from Toledo, OH. Keith has been active in HMC as a singing and non-singing member.  His first time on stage was for the 25th Anniversary Season and he is back on stage this year singing Bass.  […]

Meet Doug Hutchinson

Doug grew up in Circleville, KS, a small town about two hours from Kansas City.  It’s no wonder that on weekends he likes to escape to his farm and get back to the nature that helps to ground him.  If he won the lottery he would disappear for a while, somewhere he could most likely […]