The ensemble was created in winter 2009, by Stanislav Lyudkevych Lviv State Music College students. Their first large-scale project was the recital and the performance at the gala concert of Ukrainian Christmas music festival "Velyka Kolyada" (“Grand Carol”). The group consists of young professionals, students of the Lviv National Lysenko Music Academy, winners of international singing competitions. In their work La VIVo actively promotes a capella singing and offers listeners an unusual and original vision of various vocal and instrumental works. The team is constantly in creative exploration, introducing interesting ways to enrich the musical material in their arrangements, combining different manners of performance, mixing musical styles, genres and trends, using vocal innovations and original musical attainments. The team members can also play a wide range of musical instruments. The repertoire ofthe ensemble La VIVo includes recomposed and arranged songs in various genres. These are Ukrainian folk songs, international folk songs, world classics, jazz standards, popular music hits, local pop songs as well as original works.