Join us for a concert with celebratory vibe, rhythmic grooves and strong beats. Featuring talented young musicians from the World Heart Beat Music Academy, and directed by jazz pianist and composer, Trevor Watkis.
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On 13th November, the 51st State Band were honoured to present a richly textured programme of music in the company of some huge stars of the Jazz world.
Read the full newsletter >> Since 2008, Music for Liberia has raised money for education in Liberia through a series of concerts and events featuring world renowned classical, African and jazz musicians. World Heart Beat students performed with performance poet Usifu Jalloh at a charity concert for Music For Liberia in November 2015.
An evening of inspiring music, home-cooked West African food and magical storytelling. Proceeds will go towards the Mother Blessings Orphanage in Liberia, to buy land for new housing and a school for the children.
A creative commemoration of a decade since hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans. Directed by Trevor Watkis and featuring young musicians from the World Heart Beat Music Academy.
Argentinian band Patera take a break from their European tour to teach some workshops in Wandsworth and join us in the studio for World Heart Beat Hour.
On Friday 11th September 2015, World Heart Beat Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery Scholars performed a private concert for the Gucci sponsors. Set List: Life Is Beautiful Toxic Facing West Billie’s Bounce Manhattan Higher (Your Love Keeps Liftin’ Me) A House is Not A Home Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing It was wonderful to see […]
Concert: Fire Industry Charity Ball, Saturday 12th September 2015
Our young songwriting students were again invited to perform at the amazing 606 Club, this time alongside Tammy Weis. They performed the original song that they have been working on in Tammy’s Songwriting Masterclasses. Check out these beautiful lyrics: Time For Change “How can we make the world a better place one cause one race […]
On Sunday 16th August, 10 World Heart Beat students performed a fantastic varied programme at the Cicada Road Street Party. Thanks to the sponsors of this event, Knight Frank and Sharky & George, and to Event Hire Professionals for providing the stage. We really enjoyed the atmosphere and look forward to many more street parties […]
On 15th July, our students showcased their talents in one of the UK’s most established jazz clubs, sharing the stage with the best jazz Trio in the country. (more…)
Our students were invited to perform at the Summer Gala at Kensington Palace in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent and Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent in aid of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. (more…)
These concerts feature a blend of traditional instruments from the repertoire of both Celtic and Indian music, resulting in a beautiful sound. Our upcoming concert will be on Wednesday 5th of July 2017, at 6pm, at World Heart Beat Music Academy.
World Heart Beat Music Academy hosted the United Society of Writers for the launch of their contemporary poetry anthology Happiness: The Delight-Tree. The evening featured readings from the poets themselves, as well as performances from World Heart Beat Music Academy students and the Russian group Infinity’s Sky. (more…)
Leah Wing started playing flute when she was 9 years old, and took grades 1-8 in only 3 years. She is now preparing to take her Performance Diploma. (more…)
On Saturday 20th June, we held our very first Vocal Showcase at World Heart Beat Music Academy. We had a fantastic turnout and would like to thank everyone who came to support our young singers. (more…)
British virtuoso vocalist and winner of London Jazz Awards Best Vocalist, Cleveland Watkiss performed live with the Stardust Vocal Improvising Choir at the World Heart Beat Music Academy in London on 12th May 2015 as part of Wandsworth Arts Festival and Fringe. (more…)
In January, seven of our Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery scholars flew out to Rome to perform with Italian composer, Maestro Nicola Piovani, who has written scores for over 130 films. (more…)
The Wimbledon Foundation kindly invited the students of the World Heart Beat Music Academy and our Brazilian Artists in Residence to their charity event on 12th March. (more…)
World Heart Beat Music Academy Students and the amazing Brazilian Resident Artists were invited to perform at the Brazilian Embassy. The young musicians played fantastically well, and it was wonderful to see how confident they were singing in Portuguese and playing a style that was completely new to them only 2 months previously!