News Release

April 28, 2010

Contact: Chris Kaminski, 860-679-4352

Voice Through the Ages

UConn Health Centerís Voice and Speech Clinic Will Celebrate World Voice Day, May 15, with Educational Program and Guest Performances by Broadway Actors

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė World Voice Day is observed to appreciate voices and to raise awareness about vocal health. At the UConn Health Center, the day will be celebrated on Saturday, May 15, with a program that explores age-related issues throughout the life span of the voice.

The free educational program is open to the community as well as musicians, singers, and students who are pursuing health careers such as speech pathology. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Keller Auditorium, and will include educational presentations about vocal health and care for various age groups, and exercise and advice to increase vocal longevity.

This year, the program will also include guest performances by Broadway veterans, Flo Lacey, Evita, and Charles Pistone, Les Miserables, followed by a discussion of vocal aging and the professional singer.

The event is being presented by the Health Centerís Voice and Speech Clinic. To register, please call 800-535-6232.

UConn Health includes the schools of medicine and dental medicine, the UConn Medical Group, University Dentists, and John Dempsey Hospital. Home to Bioscience Connecticut, UConn Health pursues a mission of providing outstanding health care education in an environment of exemplary patient care, research and public service. More information about UConn Health is available at

Note: News professionals are invited to visit the UConn Health Today news page ( for regularly updated news and feature stories, photos and media stories. News releases are archived at UConn Health news and information is also available on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.