James Burch is the Co-Artistic Director at Tetractys where he plays a leading role in repertoire and financial programming. He has earned degrees in cello performance from Georgia State University, Southern Methodist University, and received his doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin. Outside of Tetractys, you can find James cooking some amazing southern dishes in his kitchen (he’s a fried chicken master), and reading up on history and biographies of various individuals, or reading his favorite series, The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
“Hard livin's my pleasure, my money's
my own, and them that don't like me can
leave me alone.” —R.P. McMurphy
Matt Armbruster is the Co-Artistic Director at Tetractys where he plays a leading role in fundraising and development. He has earned degrees in cello performance from the University of Michigan and The University of Texas at Austin. Outside of Tetractys, you can find Matt eating a classy dinner at the Domain’s North Italia restaurant, backpacking and reading across the world, and braving Austin’s summer heat on the disc golf course. You may not know this upon meeting him, but he is a brunch enthusiast and makes the best waffle you will ever have.
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” —Frank Zappa