Lake Effect Harmony Chorus Sweet Adelines

Lake Effect Harmony Chorus



Embrace Your Passion


Discover just how much fun it is to sing with 

Lake Effect Harmony Chorus

Our chorus is a member of Sweet Adelines International, an amazing group of real women, singing real harmony and having real fun today! Sweet Adelines International is one of the world’s largest singing organizations for women. Choruses like ours can be found all over the USA, Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, 

Lake Effect Harmony invites women to enrich their lives by realizing their full singing potential. You’ll be amazed by the unlimited opportunities and once-in-a-lifetime experiences you will find as a member.

Live Life in Song



Lake Effect Harmony Chorus offers:  

  • Vocal education and training 
  • Exciting opportunities to entertain in our community 
  • Competition with other barbershop choruses 
  • Fun and friendship

Be Inspired By Everything


Mission Statement

Lake Effect Harmony Chorus

We are a musical community of women who are improvement-focused through teamwork, personal responsibility and friendship. 


Mission Statement

Sweet Adelines International

Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of women singers 

committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance.

Promotional Video

Check out this great video

Our Directors

Sonne Durphy



Lake Effect Harmony is fortunate to have co-directors Sonne Durphy and Sue Gentile.

Sonne and Sue are both vocal music educators. Sonne majored in French horn and piano. Sue is an accomplished pianist and music arranger. Together they have been in regional championship quartets 5 times. 

   As our chorus directors, they have used their talents, upbeat personalities and love of barbershop  harmony to help us realize many achievements and awards in our region.

Sue Gentile


Visit us !

Rehearsals are Tuesdays 7:15pm


Faith  United Church of Christ

8651 Boston State Rd.

Boston, New York

For more information:

(716) 627-4894



Booking Information

Lake Effect Harmony Chorus has been entertaining audiences in the Western New York area since 1991.  We perform a variety of music in barbershop style - four part a cappella harmony.  Our repertoire consists of songs in the contemporary, Broadway, jazz, swing gospel and patriotic variety.

For more information on hiring our chorus, please call (716) 627-4894 or (716) 838-6632

We hope to hear from you.

You won't be disappointed!



Region 17

Sweet Adelines International

Barbershop Harmony Society

Click on link to read our International magazine "The Pitch Pipe"

Events Calendar

Event Details

Rehearsal:  7:30pm

Tuesday,  January 7th

Tuesday, January 14th

Tuesday, January 21st

Tuesday, January  

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Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!


Do you have questions? 

Reach out and let's make magic happen. 


Lake Effect is always looking for enthusiastic new members.  If you're a woman who loves to sing and are at least 18 years of age, we would love to meet  you!  Come join us and become the star you have always dreamed of being.

8651 Boston State Road, Boston, New York

(716) 627-4894