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Tickets available for the 51st State Band live in concert!

Representing the spirit of World Heart Beat, our showcase concert is a thrilling and uplifting experience, expressing the variety, energy and dedication of our students. Young musicians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities learn together and play in a band where every member is a vital part of a complete whole. With a vibrant programme ranging from jazz […]

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Arnaldo Cogorno Piano Recital

  You are invited to a wonderful piano recital on the 18th November at 5pm! Born in Venezuela, Arnaldo Cogorno has been a student at World Heart Beat for many years working with Michael Csányi-Wills, as well as mentoring students. In preparation for his upcoming music college auditions, Arnaldo will be playing an excellent programme […]

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Guggi’s Embassy Gardens Irish Event

World Heart Beat Music Academy had the pleasure of performing at the Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite on October 3rd amongst some amazing creatives and top A-list celebrities at the unveiling of Guggi’s outdoor art sculpture, entitled ‘Rice Bowl’. The event was led by our new friends at Ballymore and Embassy Gardens and featured speeches from […]

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Piano Party on the 15th December!

  Come and join us at 4pm on the 15th of December for a wonderful performance from all of our pianists here at World Heart Beat! It is a lovely occasion every year that allows our musicians to showcase their talent and the outstanding progress that they have made.

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Workshop with film composer Alex Heffes

On the 17th July World Heart Beat had the wonderful experience of having a workshop with the inspirational British film composer Alex Heffes. His film scores include those for the BAFTA-winning Touching the Void, and Oscar-winning movies One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland, and Inside Job. Heffes was nominated for the Golden […]

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WHB at the US Embassy 4th July Party!

On Thursday 28th June WHB students had the fantastic opportunity of performing at the exclusive US Ambassador’s party, where there were 2,500 guests celebrating the 4th of July! This was a very welcoming event, because the US Embassy are our new neighbours at our upcoming venue in Nine Elms. Woody Johnson, the ambassador, introduced our […]

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Julian Joseph Book Launch and Signing 16th of July

We were thrilled to be host the book launch of one of our honorary patrons, the eminent Julian Joseph OBE. For over two decades Julian Joseph has been a towering figure in contemporary jazz, and passionate advocate for the work World Heart Beat has been doing over the years. A prodigious composer, a phenomenal pianist, […]

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Piano Party-Music for Liberia

On the 9th June World Heart Beat had a very special Piano Party, where children of all ages could gather to listen to each other perform. Each year it is an invaluable experience for both parents, teachers and students, as it is exciting to see the rapid progress the young pianists make. However, this party […]

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Wynton Marsalis at the BVLGARI hotel

Some of World Heart Beat’s senior students had the honour of playing alongside Wynton Marsalis, one of the words leading Jazz Musicians, at the BVLGARI hotel in London on the 2nd March. Playing around successful, driven and passionate musicians is a really inspiring experience for our young musicians, giving them a taste of life as […]

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Japan’s leading jazz musicians at World Heart Beat

  Last week on the 7th of June World Heart Beat had the rare opportunity of having Sumire Kuribayashi and Hideaki Kanazawa perform. Pianist and composer, Sumire, is one of the most appreciated pianists in Japan’s vibrant jazz scene. She was is joined by her regular double bass player, Hideaki Kanazawa, a giant of jazz in Japan. […]

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World Heart Beat on BBC Radio London

On May 22nd Sahana Gero and Nathan Dawkins had the amazing opportunity of  joining Robert Elms on BBC Radio London for a special show, as part of saxophone week. The Robert Elms show is a celebration of every aspect of London where three hours a day Elms explores various areas like art, architecture and history, […]

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World Heart Beat at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

On the 31st of May, some of World Heart Beats students had the rare opportunity to perform on one of the most exclusive stages, at the European vanguard for jazz and blues, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Ronnie Scott’s has had the likes of Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Earl Hines grace their stage, and it […]

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World Heart Beat at Battersea Circus Garden Festival

Our musicians had the incredible opportunity to perform on May 7th at the Big Top tent stage for Wandsworth Fringe’s new event Battersea Circus Garden. The Wandsworth Arts Fringe took place between the 4th and 20th May 2018, and was an array of wonderful art performances and workshops across Wandsworth, uniting the community. World Heart […]

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World Heart Beat Music Academy Open Day 2018

Join us for an afternoon of trial lessons at World Heart Beat Music Academy on the 12th of May. There will be free taster sessions running between 1:30PM – 3:30PM for instruments including: Piano Violin Clarinet  Flute Guitar Drums Trombone Trumpet Saxophone French Horn Bass Guitar Tabla There will be performances every half an hour […]

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Vanderbilt Road Street Party

World Heart Beat Musicians were invited to perform at the Vanderbilt Road Street Party Saturday May 19th, and had such a wonderful time performing as a band together for the first time! The musicians and young listeners alike enjoyed the sun while World Heart Beat entertained the street party for the day – performing well-known […]

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Astor Hostel

  Some of our musicians  performed at Astor Hostels’ valentines evening on Valentine’s day! Astor Hostels were very kind and hosted the fundraising event for us and we are always so happy to work with them. The event consisted of a single’s auction, where all the proceeds were donated to us, along with live music […]

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