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Heartland Men’s Chorus Presents “Identify!”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rick Fisher 816.931.3338 hmc@hmckc.org For Tickets: 816.931.3338 or hmckc.org   Heartland Men’s Chorus Presents “Identify,” An inspirational performance uniting voices against bullying, Created to change hearts and minds. Performances March 25 and 26, 2017 at the Folly Theater Featuring “Tyler’s Suite” by Stephen Schwartz et al, TED Talk Sensation Morgana Bailey, Soprano Nancy Nail, & Twin […]

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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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HMC 2016-2017 Season Announcement

Heartland Men’s Chorus 2016-17 Season Kicks Off with a “Classy, Brassy and Sassy” Kansas City Christmas Performances Dec. 3 and 4 at Folly Theater And at the new venue, JCCC’s Yardley Hall, Dec. 10   KANSAS CITY, MO (Oct. 24, 2016) — Dustin S. Cates, Artistic Director of Heartland Men’s Chorus (HMC), announced Monday that the 31th season will open with […]

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Tickets on Sale Now for Kansas City Christmas!

Heartland Men’s Chorus 2016-17 Season Kicks Off with a “Classy, Brassy and Sassy” Kansas City Christmas Tickets are on sale NOW for what is fast becoming one of Kansas City’s favorite non-traditional holiday traditions, Kansas City Christmas! In its third year, Kansas City Christmas brings an exciting blend of familiar carols, choral classics and hilariously zany twists on your favorite […]

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On the Road!

Heartland Men’s Chorus, Kansas City’s gay men’s chorus, is hitting the road again following a wonderfully successful concert tour last month of Hays and Salina. On Friday, July 1st, a touring ensemble of the Chorus will make stops in the Kansas cities of Topeka, Abilene, and Russell singing a few a cappella songs at each stop that are appropriate for […]

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Newly Commissioned Song “I Rise” Based On Poetry By Dr. Maya Angelou

Heartland Men’s Chorus (HMC), Kansas City’s gay men’s chorus, pays tribute to the late United States Poet Laureate Dr. Maya Angelou by commissioning a song inspired by four well-known poems written by the world renowned poet and civil rights activist. HMC is the first chorus in the nation to receive the rights from the late poet’s estate to create music […]

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30th Anniversary Concert “I Rise”

INSPIRED BY HISTORY Heartland Men’s Chorus, Kansas City’s gay men’s chorus, presents I RISE, our 30th anniversary concert that looks back at our proud history while looking forward with the inspiring words of the late United States Poet Laureate, Dr. Maya Angelou. The first half of our concert features songs that are memorable milestones of our incredible history starting with […]

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HMC Presents “Perfect Pitch”

With a little less piano and a whole lot of heart, Heartland Men’s Chorus, Kansas City’s gay men’s chorus, presents “Perfect Pitch,” a concert that celebrates the power and beauty of the human voice. Singing mostly a cappella arrangements, the 135-voice chorus will perform songs featuring intricate arrangements of contemporary popular music including “The Good Life” by OneRepublic, “Stitches” by […]

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