1972 Tatyana Volkova created the school choir at school No. 9 in the City of Dubna (Russia). The children named their choir Podsnezhnik which means Snowdrop. One year after its establishment the choir received the 1st prize at the Moscow region choir competition. Since then the choir shows its proficiency at different festivals, competitions, seminars and gains prestigious prizes every year. The conductor of the choir is Elena Khritankova.