Mercy Health and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Offer Free Health Seminars

(CINCINNATI; March 10, 2015) – Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra have joined forces to offer free health seminars throughout Cincinnati in March, April and May.

CSO violinist Stacey Woolley and bassist Wayne Anderson join Mercy Health Physician Stephen Wilson, MD, who practices internal and pediatric medicine, to provide a unique and educational look at the relationship between music and medicine. Together, they will explore how the body responds to the sound of music. Light refreshments will be available and attendees will have the chance to win CSO tickets.

All seminars begin at 6 p.m. Dates and locations follow below:

• Tuesday, March 24 at Mercy Health - West Hospital, Auditorium, Terrace Level, 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati 45211

• Tuesday, April 14 at Mercy Health - Fairfield HealthPlex, Rooms A&B, 3050 Mack Road, Fairfield 45014

• Monday, April 20 at Ursuline Academy, Besl Auditorium, 5535 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati 45242

• Tuesday, April 28 at Mercy Health - Anderson HealthPlex, Room A, 7495 State Road, Cincinnati 45255

• Saturday, May 9 at Music Hall, Corbett Tower, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati 45202

The seminars are free but you must register to reserve your seat. Register online at or call 513-95-MERCY, press option 2, then option 1.

The free seminars are part of the Music & Wellness partnership between Mercy Health and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, which have partnered together to provide patients, employees, physicians and the community access to unique musical experiences.

The multi-faceted program paves the way for both organizations to serve the health and spiritual well-being of our communities at large. These benefits range from public events, such as performances by CSO musicians in Mercy Health hospitals, to educational workshops detailing the relationships between music and wellness, to lecture performances on topics such as the science behind music and medicine.