In 2007 by the Resolution of the Ministry Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan was founded first National Tatar Choir — State Chamber Choir of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan State Conservatory docent Milyausha Tamindarova, who led the Opera Studio of the Kazan State Conservatory, headed new choir. Under her leadership, the Studio was awarded by two special prizes (including the prize for best conduction that Milyausha Tamindarova has got) at the International Choral Music Competition in Prague.
Choir is actively promotes national Tatar choral art, it frequently makes worldwide tours: concerts and performances in the cities of the Republic of Tatarstan, Moscow, Ulyanovsk and other cities of the Volga region. It cooperates with the State National Symphonic Orchestra, with Tatar State Philharmonic Hall, with Ulyanovsk Philharmonic Hall, with the composer Sofia Gubaidulina, with conductors: Mikhail Pletnev, Alexander Sladkovsky, Valery Gergiev.
It created recordings of Sharifullin’s songs (choral concert «Авыл көе»).
The Opera Studio became a basis of the newly created Chamber Choir, which continues the traditions of the Kazan choral school. It’s main purpose — to promote Tatar national choral art. The repertoire of the Chamber Choir — wide palette of songs, from classic (operas, cantatas, requiems, oratorios…) to folk songs (Kuban, Tatar, [нагайбагские], Africans) and even jazz compositions.
The first successful performance of the State Chamber Choir was prepared for the celebration of 70th anniversary of the Kazan Philharmonic Hall. It sang [«Урман кызы» Джаудата Файзи] acapella, [сцену из оперы А. Бородина «Князь Игорь» — «Половецкие пляски»] in cooperation with State Folk Instruments Orchestra, conductor — Anatoly Shutikov.
Choir took part in the Fyodor Chaliapin’s International Opera Festival: during the performance of Mussorgsky’s «Boris Godunov» and in the Gala-concert choral scenes.
15th of April, 2007 at the Salih Saydashev Large State Concert Hall — official date of presentation of the State Chamber Choir of the Republic of Tatarstan.