The vocal ensemble directed by Vasyl Yatsyniak is based on the original Lviv Chamber Choir. The formation, with its many soloists, has been on tour across vast swathes of Europe since then. Vasyl Yatsyniak learned his craft under Moscow’s celebrated choir specialist Vladimir Minin. Yatsyniak conducted the choir chapel ensemble Trembita from 1976 to 1990, founded the Soli Deo Chamber Choir in 1990, as well as the Lviv Chamber Choir which later became the Galician Chamber Choir in 2002 and has held the rank of state academic chamber choir since 2009. In 2012, Vasyl Yatsyniak was appointed professor at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.