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Memorial concert honours talented young Victoria artist

Greater Victoria’s music community comes together this weekend to celebrate Naomi Derksen, a talented young pianist who passed away last year.

A concert in her honour will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday (June 21) at Saanich’s St. Aidan’s United Church (3703 St. Aidan’s St.).

Acts include Forrest Kinney, Kevin Helppie, Diane Berry, Katherine Russell Koch, Christie Morrison and performers from the Canadian College of Performing Arts, where Derkson taught and performed.

All proceeds goes towards training the students of the Canadian College of Performing Arts with partial proceeds going to the Naomi Derksen Memorial Endowment Fund.

Tickets ($20) are available at ccpacanada.eventbrite.ca.

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