I Have A Rendezvous with Death

by Music by Timothy C. Takach; Lyrics (poem) by Alan Seeger | from We, The Unknown featuring Heartland Men's Chorus & the Men's Ensemble of the U.S. Army Soldiers' Chorus

Known But to God
an hour-long feature by KMBC Channel 9
tells the story behind We, The Unknown
(watch below)


WETU is a newly-commissioned, major choral work for men’s voices that tells the story of the Unknown Soldier of WWI and the unique process by which he was selected and returned home for interment at Arlington National Cemetery.

Meet our creative team behind the choral commission, the see the creative process and our partner organizations.  We’re proud that we’ll be joined by the men of the U.S. Army Soldier’s Chorus.


Kansas City’s Heartland Men’s Chorus (HMC) commemorates and honors the centennial of the First World War.

Endorsed by:


Explore the history of the Unknown Soldier.

Read our discussion forum that enables visitors to share their thoughts on what it might mean to be “an Unknown” and ways to ensure those who have served and continue to serve our nation, in a myriad of ways, are never forgotten.


If the video above inspires you, consider making a donation to Heartland Men’s Chorus so that it might further its mission of bringing groundbreaking music and performance to the Kansas City region. You will be recognized on these pages, just like those who gave to our Kickstarter campaign.

Click HERE to view the names of our Kickstarter underwriters.