Hooman Tootoonchian

Teaching and education are his passion and he has been teaching Persian music to people of all ages for more than a decade now. Hooman was born in Tehran, Iran in 1980. He started learning piano at the age of 6 and in the course of 5 years attended classes by maestros such as PoorTorab and Farman Behbood. He continued his musical journey by learning both Iranian traditional and classical music. He has mastered the rhythms of Iranian music and fundamental theories of classical music. He is also a professional Recorder player. Starting in 2009, he started the efforts to create a multimedia educational software package and online education of music. The secret of Daf and Mashghe-Eshgh are Daf self-learning books composed and produced by Hooman in 2004. He also arranged and produced Mehr-e-Doost, Shoari, Mashayekhi, and Naghsh Ava albums. His latest production of iBooks contain Persian musical instruments. He won the Music School Festival competition performed in Niavaran Hall, Tehran, Iran in 2009. His chamber music experiences include but not limited to: The Six Piano ensemble (2010), Naghsh-Ava ensemble (2009), Percussion Group of Alireza Mashayekhi (2008), Pars Iranian Percussion Group (2007), Pars Chamber of Music, and Chorus Group (2007), and Dordaneh ensemble (2003). “Puzzle Jazz ensemble (2009)”. Orchestral experiences include Pars Classical Orchestra (2007), Iranian Orchestra For New Music (2008), Pars Iranian Percussion Orchestra, concertmaster (2005).

Hooman has extensive experience teaching music to kids of 3 to 12 years old using exciting and fun methods. He holds “Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk” and “Pars Orff” Certification from Pars Music Institute. Hooman is the founder and executive manager of Rhythmitica online music academy. 

 

 

Hooman Tootoonchian
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