Olcha Tumat – began performing with Tyva Kyzy as a musician in 2011. She was born on February 14, 1987 in Shambalyg, a small village in the Kyzyl region. After completing her schooling at the Music College (1994), and later graduated from the State University of arts in Kemerovo, Russia. Olcha is now a music teacher at the Music Collage in Kyzyl. She plays byzaanchy and khomus. Olcha works as a teacher of Byzaanchy in Kyzyl’s music collage at the department of tuvan traditional music instruments.