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 […]
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 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 […]
We were delighted to be able to perform in the Roehampton Christmas Lantern Festival on Wednesday, uniting the community in celebration.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
From 28th July to 1st August World Heart Beat were proud to host top Argentinian Tango artist, Blas Rivera, who lead our very first Summer School, featuring a performance at 606 Club.
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.
World Heart Beat Music Academy students now have a performance slot on the last Sunday of every month at Chelsea Theatre, sponsored by 606 Club. Come along for a relaxing evening of wonderful jazz music from London’s most exciting young jazz musicians. Music starts at 6:45pm.
House Gospel Choir (HGC) are famous for delivering a live show that’s epic in every sense of the word. The choir brings together outstanding singers, all passionate about music and performance and dedicated to giving a great show.
Thanks to the generosity of the 606 Club and Julian Joseph Trio, we were able to hold a fantastic fundraising Jazz concert on 4th July.