Yannis Hannachi and Karen Shiraishi were the two exceptional students chosen by the Grammy panel to attend Grammy Camp LA this year through our partnership with Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery. “Grammy Camp was such an inspirational, amazing and fun experience. I got the chance to collaborate with 4 other people to produce a song in […]
Sounds of Intent in the Early Years (SoI-EY) is an exciting initiative for those working with young children in developing musical skills or using music to support wider learning and development. SoI-EY is being used by the World Heart Beat Music Academy in a project entitled Sound Beginnings. This project uses oral traditions such as […]
We had been considering the possibility of inviting members of the Academy to perform for the Society. This article by Society member Tony Martin encourages us to do so – and to attend their annual youth big-band concert – 51st State Band – at Putney Arts Theatre in November. Steve Rubie is the owner of […]
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.
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 […]
Action for Children’s Arts (ACA) Members’ Awards are a way of recognising the work of individuals and organisations who are making outstanding contributions in the Arts for children. Recipients are very much the heroes and heroines of children’s arts.
“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 […]
We are delighted to have been featured as Business of the Month in the Earlsfield Business Network newsletter this month. Read the full Newsletter here >>
We are deeply grateful for these incredible guitars from Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery. What a fantastic surprise and beautiful addition to the Academy.
Argentinian band Patera take a break from their European tour to teach some workshops in Wandsworth and join us in the studio for World Heart Beat Hour.
We would like to warmly invite you to what is going to be an amazing Brazilian music concert at the World Heart Beat Music Academy on Friday 20th of March at 7:30pm. This will feature our Brazilian residents musicians Almir Pessoa, Cibele Palopoli, and Pepe Barcellos. The World Heart Music Beat Academy has formed a […]
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Erased Tapes records hosted a beautiful piano concert in celebration of Piano Day 2016. Proceeds from the concert went towards the purchase of a brand new piano for our Early Years project on Patmore Estate.
Invalid Displayed Gallery In January World Heart Beat Music Academy student, Nathan Dawkins, was invited to a photoshoot at the Jimi Hendrix museum with Alesha Dixon to celebrate an £179 million investment into the arts by National Lottery. It’s very important to make sure in poor communities all around the country there are places that […]
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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 […]
“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.
We have been shotlisted for the highly prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s ‘Learning and Participation’ award, the Oscars of the classical music world!
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.
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.