Professor Ockelford is a Professor of Music at the University of Roehampton, London. He is also Secretary of the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (‘SEMPRE’), founder and chair of The AMBER Trust, a charity that supports visually impaired children in their pursuit of music www.ambertrust.org, and founder of Sounds of Intent Charity, which promotes music education for all. The Sounds of Intent framework of musical development is based on his ‘zygonic’ theory of musical understanding – see www.soundsofintent.app
Derek and Adam joined Myndstream’s Managing Director, Freddie Moross, in Tel Aviv in 2022. They presented and performed at the historic Weizmann Institute of Science to their department of neuroscientists and neurobiologists, as well as to the influential and commercially minded audience of the Global Wellness Summit. The talk centred on the need for more high quality, evidence based music in clinical and therapeutic settings. On this trip, they also visited the Belev Echad in Tel Aviv, where Derek played at a charitable house for IDF veterans who suffer with PTSD, having an informal and fun sing along.
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