Hooman Tootoonchian is an entrepreneur and musician who helps interested students and professional instructors across the globe to connect diverse cultures through their music. Before bootstrapping an online music academy as a co-founder, Hooman worked ten years as a music instructor and led the technical development as well as marketing, and branding. After a successful career helping people of all ages to learn music and collaborating with well-known instructors, Hooman now leads Rhythmitica Online Academy to connect people around the world via music.
Teaching and education are his passion and he has been teaching Persian music to people of all ages for more than a decade now. 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.
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 tutorial books composed and produced by Hooman in 2004. His latest production of iBooks contains Persian musical instruments. He won the Music School Festival competition performed in Niavaran Hall, Tehran, Iran in 2009.