Village Vocal Chords

Key Chords

1961 Harmony Queens


Linda Laben (tenor)

Ruth Geils (lead) 

Ginger Carpenter (bari)

Mayme Laben (bass)

Scale Blazers

1964 Harmony Queens

Holly (Hogrefe) Singer (tenor)

Betty (Somogyi) Gunterman (lead)

Jeanne (Eme) O'Connor (bari)

Ruth Geils (bass)

Esprit de Corps

1974 Harmony Queens

Sharon Schneider (tenor)

Betty Gunterman (lead)

JoAnne Huff (bari)

Jeanne O'Connor (bass)

Lynn Randall (lead) replaced

Marti Chapman in 1992

The Villagers

1977 Harmony Queens

Mary Marek (tenor)

Marti Chapman (lead)

Lauren Lindeman (bari)

Jacquie Jensen (bass)

Chicago Chord Company

1982 Harmony Queens

Mary Marek (tenor)

Betty Gunterman (lead)

Kris Jensen (bari)

Beth Ramsson (bass)

Cameo Performance

1985 Harmony Queens

Karen (Howells) Gungel (tenor)

Carol Campbell (lead) (Do-Re-Mi chapter)

Nancy Foris (bari)

Robin Gould (bass)

Jeanne O'Connor (bari) replaced

Beth Diefenbach in 1988


1987 Harmony Queens

Betty Gunterman (lead)

Beth Ramsson (bass)

Beth Diefenbach (bari)

Karen Benjamin (tenor)

Change of Heart

1999 Harmony Queens


Janet Foster (tenor) (HOI Chapter) Sara Stone (HOI Chapter)

Robin Gould (bass)

Susan Spencer (bari) (HOI Chapter)


First Class

 1990 Harmony Queens

Debbie (Westergaard) Genovese (bari)

Allynn Kairis (bass)

Claudia Prokupek (lead)

Wendy Ahlgrim (tenor) 

Jeanne O'Connor (bass) replaced Cynthia Seeden in 2006


2002 Harmony Queens

Ruthie Schaffer (tenor)

Lynn Randall (lead)

Cynthia Seeden (bass)

Lauren Lindeman (bari)


2008 Harmony Queens

Katie Taylor (tenor) Northern Blend Chorus

Lynn Randall (lead)

Jeanne O'Connor (bass)

Lauren Lindeman (bari)

These many talented women have won the honor of being crowned "Harmony Queens" (the championship quartet) at various Harmony Inc. International Contests throughout the years.  We're very proud of them all! 

Our championship quartets