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’ […]
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On 13 July 2019, World Heart Beat Music Academy attended 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
Come and join us in support of our wonderful young pianists on June 23rd 2019! Since the success of our first Piano Party in 2013 we have made the event an annual occasion. Each party celebrates the excellence and hard work of our piano students, with performances featuring their favourite pieces and original compositions.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this choir, led by award-winning jazz vocalist Cleveland Watkiss. A four week course runs every Tuesday 7.30 to 9.30pm starting on 11 June 2019. Led by the renowned Cleveland Watkiss the Stardust Jazz Choir at World Heart Beat Music Academy is open to all. “Music speaks to […]
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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, […]
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 […]