We are delighted to announce that World Heart Beat Music Academy and Nick Thomlinson have won the national 2019 Achates Individual Philanthropy Award, sponsored by Spektrix. The award acknowledged the charity’s excellence in fundraising and celebrated the generosity of one of their immensely valued supporters. World Heart Beat was introduced to Nick Thomlinson by a trustee who thought Nick’s considerable experience in property would make him […]
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On Friday 15th November two packed houses at Putney Arts Theatre were swept off their feet when 70+ gifted young musicians from World Heart Beat’s 51st State Band wowed them with a vibrant programme of jazz, rock, soul and musical theatre. Houselights went down and spotlights went up on to an audience that was promptly immersed in a wave of Re-Birth Brass Band’s ‘Keep that […]
Join us for our new Bambino and Toddler music class run by musician and vocalist Sian Kelly! This is a mixed age class (0 – 4 years) and helps build confidence, listening skills and an appreciation for different types of music. Little ones can experiment with sound through discovering new instruments, listening to different beats and rhythms to really help unleash the musical senses. […]
On Wednesday 30th October, World Heart Beat hosted a very special African music workshop and concert with South African band Otto & the Mutapa Calling and some of our very talented young musicians. Kamilla Arku, who teaches piano with us and who is also Artistic Director and Founder of Music for Liberia organised for the band to visit. This was followed by the opportunity to […]
We are delighted to announce that World Heart Beat Music Academy has been shortlisted for the 2019 Achates Individual Philanthropy Award, the only annual prize that celebrates first-time supporters of the arts in the UK.
Join the 51st State Band live in concert at Putney Arts Theatre on Friday 15th November for an evening of exceptional musical talent from the students at the World Heart Beat Music Academy.
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World Heart Beat are excited to offer Cello classes, starting after the summer holidays! Classes will take place on Friday afternoons. To register your interest in this class, and to be put onto the list, please get in contact! Email: email@example.com Phone: 020 8870 3042
After hosting many successful events in partnership with Music for Liberia, the bi-annual Piano Party collaborated with the charity on the 23rd of June. The piano party showcased our young pianists talent and progress in their instrument, whilst simultaneously supporting Music for Liberia, a charity that raises money for education in Liberia. This year World […]
Another big thank you to Ronnie Scott’s Charitable foundation for having World Heart Beat be one of their beneficiaries for their Instrument Amnesty drive on Saturday 20th July in which many instruments were donated to Ronnie Scott’s and passed along to us, giving even more young students the opportunity to learn and progress in […]
On the Saturday 6th of July, World Heart Beat engaged with the local community, offering musical discovery in the ‘Come and try an instrument!’ gazebo during the LoveParks Picnic, organised by the Friends of Coronation Gardens organisation. Underneath the gazebo, local children who attended the picnic could try out new instruments, guided by some of […]
World Heart Beat Music Academy was proud to be part of the Happy Streets festival in Nine Elms on 13 July 2019. It was a multi-artform festival day which included live performances and workshop activities, themed around happiness and aimed at families living locally. This was a day to celebrate the bright new ‘Happy Street’ […]
On 13 July 2019, World Heart Beat Music Academy supported the Get Active Wandsworth Festival supporting the York Road and Winstanley redevelopment programme. It was a fantastic day of free activities from dance to football and music to petting farm animals! Some of our young vocalists and musicians from World Heart Beat created performances […]
We warmly invite you to hear the award winning jazz vocalist Cleveland Watkiss perfor on Sunday 7th July at 6pm! Cleveland Watkiss, MBE, is a British virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer. He was the winner of the London Jazz Awards for Best Vocalist in 2010 and was voted Wire/Guardian Jazz Awards best vocalist for three […]
On 6th June World Heart Beat were invited to perform for the Worshipful Company of Fanmakers dinner at Skinners Hall. It was a great opportunity for the gypsy ensemble to perform and showcase their talent!
On Sunday 19th May 2019 World Heart Beat took part in Hazelfest! It was a lovely afternoon where the community of Tooting came together through music and laughter. Some fantastic young musicians from World Heart Beat inspired the children of the Hazelhurst estate by giving them music workshops which they really enjoyed! […]
On Friday 3rd May World Heart Beat took part in the opening for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe! The immersive family-friendly circus spectacular was specially-commissioned show was performed by Cirque Bijou, in collaboration with Tooting-based artist Jayson Singh and our Second Line band! World Heart Beat performed amongst world-class tightrope walkers, fire […]
As part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe World Heart Beat collaborated with the Roche School and held a wonderful art exhibition of the student’s art. We were lucky enough to have the art cover the academy’s walls for 2 weeks! There was also an exhibition evening on the 7th May where the gypsy ensemble performed amongst […]
On Sunday 19th May at 5.00pm, our piano student Arnaldo Cogorno had his second piano recital at World Heart Beat Music Academy. He performed works by Bach, Brahms and Chopin. Arnaldo, who came to the UK from Venezuela last year to study music, has been receiving lessons from Michael Csányi-Wills, composer and pianist who graduated from […]
Wandsworth’s annual arts extravaganza returns in May 2019 for its tenth anniversary! We are delighted that World Heart Beat Music Academy can be a part of it! Come along on the 17th May 2019 to hear the wonderful performances from our young vocalists. Click the link below to book your tickets now: https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2019/summer-vocal-fiesta