Oasis Chamber Choir is an professional-caliber ensemble passionate about praising God through music, and taking a part of the great commission of spreading the Gospel. Founded in 2005, by Angelika Dyadchenko, the choir has since been enthusiastically performing in the local Sacramento community, throughout the states, as well as internationally.
In the summer of 2006, Oasis traveled to Russia for their first outreach. After spending 4 weeks in Russia and putting on over 20 concerts and services, the choir felt a special calling to dedicate their ministry to doing outreach & missionary work, singing and helping those in need. Since then, Oasis has combined their efforts with churches all around the world and toured the countries of South Africa, Israel, Italy, Greece, Sprain, Russian, Ukraine, Portugal, Ossetia, Abkhazia; the states of Florida, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, and throughout California.
To honor their exceptional musicality, Oasis Choir has been awarded the “Outstanding Contribution to the Arts” award by the Russian Consulate of the United States, and the "Artistic Engagement Award", from the California Legislature Assembly to their director.
Oasis Choir is often invited to sing at concerts, festivals, churches, conferences, missionary organizations. They have been privileged to be featured at events such as California State Capitol Reception, “Candlelight Processional” at Disneyland Resort in Los Angeles, National Anthem singers at the National Rugby Match, “Lights of Hope” at Sutter Hospital, “Yarmarka Festival”, “Emerald City Sing”- Choral Festival with Dr.Clausen in Seattle, WA , “Sunshine Brooks Theater” in San Diego, “Prayer for Israel” in San Francisco, CA, “Sun City Lincoln Hills”, annual "Missionary Conferences" with PCSBA, just to name a few. One of the recent highlights, was being invited to record a song with Todd Smith, of “Selah”, and featured on his album “Insanity of God”.
Some of the best and most memorable moments of the choir has been serving individuals in desperate need, in the USA and beyond. Serving in men's and woman prison facilities in Russia, brothels for women in trafficking situations in Greece, drug-rehabilitation centers in Israel and USA, camps for underprivileged children in Israel, and orphanages and elderly homes for the disabled in Russia. Bringing light, hope, love, and a message of redemption to places such a this has brought both the audience and singers most indescribable joy!
Besides singing and doing missionary work, one of the major goals for the choir is to raise funds in support of missionaries, churches, and various charities through events, concerts, charitable banquets and dinners. They often collaborate with other musical groups, professional organizations, and non-profit charities. All Oasis Choir members and director are volunteers, who invest their time into singing for the glory of the God, with the goal of uniting with missionary organizations and churches to proclaim the Good News! The group of 18 singers are united from 9 different churches of the greater-Sacramento area.
Angelika Dyadchenko, received her Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting from California State University, of Sacramento, where she also served as Graduate Assistant, teaching choirs, private voice, and musicianship lessons. She received the K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Teaching Credentials, and the Bachelor’s of Music Education Degree, Piano Perforamnce emphasis.
Angelika has been awarded the prestigious “Excellence in Music Education” award from the California Music Educators Association, and named an "Outstanding Educator" for her exemplary teaching at RJUHSD. In 2015, Angelika was awarded the "Artistic Engagement Award", from the California Legislature Assembly at the California State White House. As the result of scholastic and artistic excellence, Angelika has been inducted in to the National Music Honor Society, Pi Kappa Lambada. She is also the recipient of numerous scholarships including the Renaissance Society and Professor Norman & Evelyn Castellan Scholarships. Mrs.Dyadchenko has taught elementary through college age students, and has been on staff with San Juan Unified School District, Roseville Joint Union High School District, and Placer Unified School District. Most recently, Mrs.Dyadchenko was the principal at Grace Family Christian School, where she continues to teach voice and choir. She’s recognized for her work at Antelope High School where she established an award-winning vocal program with over 300 students and 7 choirs. Under Angelika’s leadership, her groups continuously earn superior ratings and gold plaques at festivals and competitions. Mrs.Dyadchenko's programs are known for their high standards and excellence in performances in the greater Sacramento area.
In 2005, Angelika founded the Oasis Chamber Choir, a professional-caliber ensemble based in Sacramento, CA and has poured her heart in to the ministry of Oasis Choir for over a decade. She also maintains a voice studio for children-adults, and has recently recorded her first children's CD and several music video clips. Besides teaching at schools, Angelika has been on the staff with Sacramento Youth Symphony’s summer program, Donner Mine Camp, Journey Church, St.Joseph’s Catholic Church, and First Baptist Church, and arranges and composes her music. She's often invited to be a clinician for in-services, and a judge for competitions.
Mrs.Dyadchenko is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, National Association for Music Educators, California Music Educators Association, and the California Teachers Association.
Angelika is happily married to Dmitriy, who serves as the tour director when the choir travels, as well as the spiritual leader of the choir. Dmitriy and Angelika are blessed with two wonderful children.
Born in Ukraine, Slavik Babchanik, immigrated to the United States in 1998. At the age of eight years old, he discovered a passion for music, and began to teach himself piano. At age ten, he started his piano studies with private instructors.
Mr.Babchanik, is currently studying piano with Julliard alumni Richard Cionco at the California State University, Sacramento, where he is finishing his studies for a Bachelor’s of Music in Piano Performance. Also, Slavik was one of the youngest students to complete a three-year program at the Logos Institute of Spiritual Music for training to be a choir director, at the young age of sixteen.
Slavik has served as an accompanist for many professional ensembles, such as the Sacramento State Wind Orchestra and Oasis Chamber Choir, and is also a regular accompanist for high schools, local churches, as well as the band leader at Warehouse Ministries in Rancho Cordova, CA. Slavik also directs and conducts annual choral symphony concerts in his local church, which strives to engage young people to serve the community. In his free time, he is a part time piano instructor, composer, and loves to collaborate with guitar and string quartets, soloists, and choral ensembles. to edit.