Kansas City's Gay Men's Chorus
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The Spectacular “Garden Party” 2017

As the gates at Thundering Oaks swing open, your approach along the curving driveway is a preview of the beautiful estate just down the lane. Towering oaks, a waterfall along a wooded creek, a placid lake and lovely flowers are all part of the Garden Party tableau that you’ll experience on June 17th. Our hosts Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas […]

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HMC Presents “Show Tune Showdown”

Perfect for the Broadway Show Junkie in All of Us! A Broadway Mash Up of Game Show, Sing-A-Long and Show Tune Trivia, Show Tune Showdown will truly be THE HMC concert that you must see this season! Over 100 years of Broadway’s biggest hits presented by Heartland Men’s Chorus . . . the two go together like Rogers and Hammerstein! […]

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“Identify” Program Notes

The Program ACT 1 Brothers, Sing On! (Edvard Grieg) Tyler’s Suite 1. Meditation (John Corigliano) 2. I Have Songs You Haven’t Heard (Nolan Gasser) TYLER: DONALD CROWL 3. A Wish (Lance Horne) 4. The Unicycle Song (Craig Carnelia) TYLER: DANIEL ALFORD 5. Just A Boy (John Bucchino) TYLER’S FATHER: MICHAEL L. DE VOE 6. Brother, Because of You (Stephen Schwartz) […]

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“Tyler’s Suite” Explores Bullying & Bigotry Through the Talents of Stephen Schwartz

In our next performance, Identify, Heartland Men’s Chorus begins with “Tyler’s Suite,” the tragic story of Tyler Clementi. Conceived by famed Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), “Tyler’s Suite” is a nine-piece choral movement dedicated to the memory of Tyler Clementi. Clementi was a talented young musician who committed suicide after being bullied by his freshman roommate. An 18-year-old college student […]

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TED Talk Sensation Morgana Bailey to join HMC in Identify

Morgana Bailey had been hiding her true self for 16 years. Overnight, coming out in a TED Talk, sponsored by her internationally reputed employer in front of an audience of her co-workers, Morgana became a human resources and human rights activist. In her brave TED Talk, she uttered four words that had been paralyzing to her, “I am a Lesbian.” […]

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Hotel Phillips Reopening

The iconic Hotel Phillips, in downtown Kansas City, reopens its doors after completing a $20 million renovation, offering Kansas City residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of eclectic food and beverage destinations, unique arts and culture programs, 1930’s art deco design, and modern guest rooms. While the 20-story iconic hotel offers 216 exquisite guest rooms and suites […]

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