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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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
As part of the Free Friday Music in the Royal Albert Hall’s Verdi-Italian Kitchen, a selection of WHB musicians had the great opportunity of performing at the prestigious venue on Friday 1st June.
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 […]
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 […]
Join us Friday, June 1st 2018 for Free Friday Music Enjoy great food, drink and free live music in the Hall’s Verdi – Italian Kitchen, the perfect place to wind down, laugh and eat well with friends and family over a bottle of great Italian wine. Performing at this Free Friday Music concert will be young […]
The 51st State Band meets every Thursday and are very proud to host a wonderful concert each year at the Putney Arts Theatre!
“On behalf of Children & Young People Now, I would just like to say a huge thank you to you both, the students, and of course the World Heart Beat Music Academy. You guys were absolutely fantastic, and we heard nothing but good things about you all evening.We would be delighted to work with you […]
Sunday 14th May: Listen to a group of outstanding young musicians playing some of the most celebrated classical music including excerpts from Shostakovitch’s jazz suite, Strauss’ waltzes as well as some rarely performed moments from films, such as Toy Story and Monsters Inc.