World Heart Beat Music Academy is an arts organisation and charity based in Wandsworth, South West London, England. World Heart Beat provides access to instruments and free or subsidised music tuition to children and young people aged between 5 and 24 years, particularly those who come from challenging and disadvantaged backgrounds. The academy teaches traditional and contemporary music in a variety of genres including Asian, Celtic, Eastern European, Gypsy, Jazz and Reggae. Sahana Gero, founder of World Heart Beat, opened the academy in 2012, with the help of a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Neighbourhood Excellence Initiative Award and support from local residents and businesses. In 2013 Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry launched their UK Music Fund, to promote talented young musicians in the UK and partnered with World Heart Beat to provide 10 student scholarships per year. Today World Heart Beat teaches music and provides a wealth of personal development opportunities to over 260 children and young people.