Derek Paravicini is a concert pianist who has done keynotes and television appearances with his piano teacher, Adam Ockelford. Paravicini was born prematurely, which affected his sight. Paravicini is blind and also has severe autism. Music as always interested Derek. He taught himself to play the piano at age four, before receiving a single lesson.
By age seven, Paravicini was performing at large venues. He was considered a child prodigy. Paravicini understands music in a way that most people can't. He can play complex songs from memory, learn new songs in seconds and re-imagine classics instantly.
Paravicini was featured in a UK series entitled 'Extraordinary People,' as well as the Stan Lee series 'Superhumans.'