The World Heart Beat Music Academy

We envision a world where music, as a universal form of communication, bridges cultural, political, economic and linguistic barriers.

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Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms

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At our academy in Wandsworth, we teach and cater for broad range of instruments, musical styles and abilities. The majority of our classes are for children and young people aged 5-16, however we do have special courses for adults.

What instrument will you learn?

Checkout the list of classes and timetable via the button below…

Classes & Timetable

 

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‘Come and try an instrument!’ Gazebo – Coronation Gardens

On the Saturday 6th of July, World Heart Beat engaged with the local community, offering musical discovery in the ‘Come and try an instrument!’ gazebo during the LoveParks Picnic, organised by the Friends of Coronation Gardens organisation.  Underneath the gazebo, local children who attended the picnic could try out new instruments, guided by some of […]

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Happy Streets – Nine Elms

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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Get Active Wandsworth Festival

On 13 July 2019, World Heart Beat Music Academy supported 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 […]

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Cleveland Watkiss Live in Concert

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 […]

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World Heart Beat at Hazelfest!

  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!      […]

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Second Line Band at the opening of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe

        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 […]

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Roche School exhibition

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 […]

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Arnaldo Cogorno’s Piano Recital on 19 May

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 […]

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Summer Vocal Fiesta

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  

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Piano Party on the 23rd June!

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.

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The Stardust Jazz Choir

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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Contemporary Band Gig Class

  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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