The name of the ensemble in translation from Altai means “Golden Mountain”. The team works in the genre of world music, experiments with the musical tradition of different nations and creates original compositions based on folk and original music.

Soloists “Altyn Tuu” are students of honored artists of the Republic of Altai, participants of many world and All-Russian competitions and festivals. The band members also perform in the Altai National Orchestra "Ella Kai".

“Altyn Tuu” uses in its speeches the instruments of different nations of the world. In their arsenal there are traditional instruments of Altai and Kalmykia, percussion instruments of the Middle East and wind instruments of Western Europe. And, of course, all members of the ensemble own throat singing. Musicians perform author and folk songs of Altai, Kalmykia, Iran, as well as Western European medieval compositions.