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UPMC Voice Center Offers a Free ‘Sound Check’ for Church Choirs and Vocal Teams

WHAT: Fourth annual free vocal health seminar for church choirs and vocal teams

WHY: In conjunction with World Voice Day, UPMC otolaryngologists and speech pathologists specializing in the voice will offer customized education on the anatomy and physiology of voice production, essential vocal wellness, and techniques to ensure a healthy speaking and singing voice.


  • Church choirs and vocal teams
  • UPMC Voice Center team members:
  • Vyvy Young, M.D., assistant professor of otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Amanda Gillespie, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, director of clinical research
  • Christina Dastolfo, M.A., CCC-SLP, speech language pathologist and singing voice specialist

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 22; RSVP by April 15 at

WHERE: UPMC Mercy, 1400 Locust St., Clark Auditorium, 2nd Floor

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