Our wonderful contemporary band class runs on a Friday from 5.30-6.30 (intermediate class) and 7.30-8.30 (advanced class). Led by the talented vocalist and guitarist Sian Kelly, this class gives an opportunity for young musicians to showcase their skills and come together to learn how to perform the pieces they all love. Keyboard/piano players, bassists, […]
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We were delighted to be able to perform in the Roehampton Christmas Lantern Festival on Wednesday, uniting the community in celebration.
On the 30th November World heart Beat were invited to perform for an exclusive event at Kensington Palace!
You are invited to attend our violin recital; join us at 5pm on the 20th December for an evening of amazing performances, featuring our young violin players.
Born in Bender and raised in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Ionel Manciu took his first violin lessons from Tamara Caftanat and later Galina Buinovschi at the musical lyceum Ciprian Porumbescu in Chisinau. He made his official debut at the age of ten with the Moldovan National Chamber Orchestra. He has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Barbican Hall […]
World Heart Beat were shortlisted for the Achates Philanthropy Prize 2018! Now in its third year, nominations for the Achates Philanthropy Prize opened in June. There is a £10,000 prize fund, shared between the Individual Philanthropy Award and the Corporate Award, while the winners become custodians of a sculpture by British artist Peter Brooke-Ball […]
With a vibrant programme ranging from jazz standards and film scores, to the greats of Stevie Wonder and George Gershwin, we captured imaginations to provide a sensational and inspirational evening of music.
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 were invited to artistically direct the community program at the Winstanely and York Road Regeneration Christmas carol celebration, uniting the elderly and school communities. We put on a great show with performances varying from vocalists Sian Kelly and Ava Joseph, our New Orleans Second Line group and Christmas carols played […]
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 Sunday 25th November, May Inoue will be performing at the ENG London Jazz Festival.
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 […]