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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 […]
Matyas Gayer is one of the few leading figures in the new generation of jazz musicians and known to be one of a handful of young pianists who is successfully forging his own distinctive style and musical voice out of the greatness of a jazz piano tradition. Here at World Heart Beat we have […]
Students from World Heart Beat Music Academy were given the fantastic opportunity to play a series of gigs at Embassy Gardens, in light of our new venue being built in the area; students took part in 4 different gigs, performing several sets and in different group dynamics.
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 […]
Some of our musicians had the great opportunity of taking part in a Celtic Irish music workshop. Many had never taken part in this genre of music before, so it was an enriching experience where they could learn new music by ear, unlike in classical music. Miranda […]
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 […]
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.
Some students at World Heart Beat Music Academy were invited to play at the State Rooms in Speakers House Palace Westminster by Baroness Floella Benjamin and guests on Tuesday the 16th of October; the music included a gypsy ensemble lead by Laci Olah and a group from the jazz programme. We are extremely grateful for […]
This year World Heart Beat have been invited to artistically direct the community program at the Winstanely and York Road Regeneration Christmas carol celebration, uniting the elderly and school communities, along with wonderful music, with free lunchprovided for 65 year olds and older, with catering supported by Platform 1 and the Camden Society. Come along […]
We are very grateful to have been presented this great article by Dan Anderson, that shows all the best kinds of music and recommended songs to listen to when you need to focus. Click the link below to find out more: https://www.myaudiosound.co.uk/best-music-for-study/
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 […]
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 […]
Wandsworth academy working hard to highlight the importance of music education A music academy in Wandsworth is building strong links with local schools whilst its performers are set to appear at the borough’s fringe festival. World Heart Beat is a music charity teaching kids skills through music education to lift their aspirations getting a chance […]
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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, […]
This year World Heart Beat Music Academy had the fantastic opportunity of performing at the Get Active Wandsworth Festival at the Winstanley Estate.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]