a safe place for all to freely live in peace, harmony, and community

Thompson was commissioned to write this work for Freedom High School; the diversity of languages represented in the choir is woven into the text. The text itself speaks to a land that is meant to be a symbol of freedom and acceptance for all who come to its shores.

Joel Thompson speaks about his composition ‘America Will Be’ and Tonality‘s performance.

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