We are immensely grateful to Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation for funding our Second Line jazz programme, which will make it possible for young musicians to learn the roots of jazz music as it originated in New Orleans.
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The 51st State Band meets every Thursday and are very proud to host a wonderful concert each year at the Putney Arts Theatre!
Directed by Michael Csányi-Wills and supported by Laci Olah, it has really wonderful vibe and tremendously enjoyable, our orchestra is a brilliant opportunity for young musicians to immerse themselves in the classical orchestral world. Michael Csányi-Wills is an award winning composer, pianist and conductor and has written works ranging from chamber music to […]
“On behalf of Children & Young People Now, I would just like to say a huge thank you to you both, the students, and of course the World Heart Beat Music Academy. You guys were absolutely fantastic, and we heard nothing but good things about you all evening.We would be delighted to work with you […]
“The National Portfolio is a fresh, ambitious and wide-ranging group of organisations that we believe will bring new energy to the arts and cultural sector.” Arts Council England has just announced that World Heart Beat has been included as one of its National Portfolio Organisations for 2018 – 2022.
World Heart Beat Music Hour is hosted by The World Heart Beat Music Academy and their young musicians. Presented by Julia Back, the program explores music across the genres and from all music cultures, focusing both on established, mainstream players and on the new generation of younger artists. It also features the various projects and […]
Sunday 14th May: Listen to a group of outstanding young musicians playing some of the most celebrated classical music including excerpts from Shostakovitch’s jazz suite, Strauss’ waltzes as well as some rarely performed moments from films, such as Toy Story and Monsters Inc.
Kids Count Awards 2017 Winner of the Member’s of Parliament ‘Inspire the house’ best community group award at the Kids Count Awards. Kids Count are a fantastic national charity who aim to give young people a voice and a brighter future to help young people overcome disadvantages by listening, encouraging and promoting self-help. Each year […]
It is our great pleasure to perform at the Music for Liberia charity concert again this year. Book your tickets now and support this wonderful cause. Proceeds will go towards Mother Blessings home in Liberia and a newly established scholarship fund.
Erisa Ogawa is a multi award winning Flutist and a Composer; born in Yokohama, Japan. We are excited to host these workshops and short performance on 13th September (Workshops 5:30pm-6:30pm, Performance 6:45pm-7:30pm).
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From 28th July to 1st August World Heart Beat were proud to host top Argentinian Tango artist, Blas Rivera, who lead our very first Summer School, featuring a performance at 606 Club.
Nathan Dawkins, 13yrs old, has studied at World Heart Beat for five years. He plays the clarinet (Grade 6), saxophone (Grade 4), and the bass guitar. Nathan has been honoured with Student of the Month due to his determination to achieve, community spirit, and his support and mentorship of his fellow students.
On Monday the 26th of June, at 7pm, Trevor Watkis, Tony Kofi, and Byron Wallen, hosted an evening celebrating World Heart Beat’s passion for Jazz. Our fantastic Jazz students showcased their talents across a varied programme.
Since the success of our first Piano Party in 2013 we have made the event an annual occasion. Each party celebrates the excellence and hard work of our piano students, with performances featuring their favourite pieces and original compositions.
Step into Dance, the Royal Academy of Dance’s Inclusive company, has commissioned Julian Joseph, our lead patron and top Jazz pianist, to create an original piece for Step Live! – a new dance piece. This will be premiered at the company’s ten-year anniversary celebrations at The Royal Festival Hall on Monday the 17th of July.
We are always looking for young musicians and bands who would like to be considered for our events and workshops. At the moment we are not recruiting for new teachers, but we always welcome CVs. To apply, please email a CV and Cover Letter to the Artistic Director, Sahana Gero at firstname.lastname@example.org Current opportunities: […]
We have been shotlisted for the highly prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s ‘Learning and Participation’ award, the Oscars of the classical music world!
Title: Now’s the Time Year Recorded: 1945 Record Label: Savoy Personnel: Alto: Charlie Parker (aka ‘Bird’) Trumpet: Miles Davis Piano: Dizzy Gillespie (he’s also a great trumpet player) Drums: Max Roach Bass: Curley Russell Assignment 1 Solidify the melody on your instrument. Do this by singing with the track and putting it on your instrument […]
Join us for an afternoon of free taster sessions and live music performances! There will be workshops available for children aged 5-12 (violin, clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, tabla and guitar) Taking place at our Music Academy 58 Kimber Road SW18 4PP on Saturday 29th April 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm