The Coastal Sound Youth Choir perform at St. Andrew's Church on Friday (June 6).

The Coastal Sound Youth Choir perform at St. Andrew's Church on Friday (June 6).

Youth choir returns to Nanaimo

The Coastal Sound Youth Choir perform at St. Andrew’s Church, 311 Fitzwilliam St., on Friday.

A unqiue concert that combines indie-rock with classical music is set to take place this weekend.

On Friday (June 6) the award-winning Coastal Sound Youth Choir (CSYC) will be performing a variety of a variety of popular cover songs at St. Andrew’s Church.

The event, which is called  Indiekör, features singers between the ages of 15-23 covering songs from a wide range of bands including the Rolling Stones and Hey Ocean.

“We do covers of our favourite indie-rock bands,” said CSYC conductor Carrie Tennant.

This is the second year in a row that CSYC has performed in Nanaimo, and Tennant said  the trip over from Coquitlam is a good bonding experience for the kids.

“We are all bringing sleeping bags and crashing on the floor of St. Andrew’s after this,” Tennant said. “It’s a good bonding experience.”

The Coastal Sound Youth Choir perform at St. Andrew’s Church, 311 Fitzwilliam St., on Friday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6.50 for students.

For more information, visit bit.ly/csycnanaimo.

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