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Bio

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OCK was born in Mexico, since little he had a deep interest in music and video games, he was 4 years old when he decided to become a game composer. He has an extensive music education, OCK studied classical percussions since he was young and was already performing and touring with the Tijuana's Youth Symphony Orchestra as a percussionist across different states. Then he began studying in one of the most prestigious music schools of Mexico (INBA). As a teenager he became more interested in writing his own music and started to study Piano in Mexico and even the UK. When he was earning his bachelor degree in contemporary music, OCK's  music was already starting to achieve significant merits as they were now getting important appearances on theaters, events, competitions streaming platforms and even winning awards.  Currently OCK is a Berklee College of Music Alumnus and Mentor for current students. Today OCK is about to complete his Master's Degree in Composing for Video Games by the University of Chichester, as he is also starting to work in small Indie video games and it is occasionally invited as a speaker in Universities .

Education

A man can’t cross the same river twice,
  • Music Master on Composition for Video Games at Thinkspace Education and the University of Chichester

  • Orchestration for Film, TV and Games at Berklee College of Music

  • Film Scoring Program at UCLA Extension

  • Contemporary Music and Piano Performance at Anahuac University 

  • Languages and High School Studies at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education ITESM CCM

  • Piano Studies at Lincoln Minster School on the United Kingdom

  • Classical Percussion Studies at Tijuana's Youth Symphony Orchestra and the National Institute of Fine Arts

OCK

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  • ​OCK signifies to start with humbleness and achieve great things while offering an open hand to others.

    • The etymology of "OCK" comes from two main origins "OC" and "K".

      • OC > Octavio (Ock's birth name) > Octavius (first Roman emperor Gaius Octavius) > Octavus (meaning eighth in Latin) >  ὀκτά- (Oct, Greek root related to number 8).

      • K (Latin) > K/Kappa (Greek) > ꓘ (Etruscan) > 𐤊 (Phoenician) > Hand/Palm sign (Proto-Sinaitic) > Open hand Hieroglyph (Egyptian).

      • The first Roman emperor  was known as a great leader of humble origin. An open hand is a universal sign of offering aid. ​