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Music is Our Vision Festival - "Away From the Roll of the Sea" music by Allister MacGillivray

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Performed at the 13th Music is Our Vision Music Festival at the Perkins School for the Blind on May 12, 2018 performed by the combined choruses. Participating schools: Governor Morehead School for the Blind, Raleigh, NC Maryland School for the Blind, Baltimore, MD St. Joseph's School for the Blind, Jersey City, NJ New York Institute for Special Education, Bronx, NY Overbrook School for the Blind, Philadelphia, PA Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA W. Ross MacDonald School for the Blind, Brantford, Ontario, Canada

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