Mel Uye-Parker MA Creative Music Production Programme Leader

Mel Uye-Parker is ICMP's Programme Leader for our MA Creative Music Production course.

Mel has been making music for nearly 20 years. As a vocalist, she has worked with Rae & Christian, Yesking and, most recently, Matthew Herbert (she appears on his latest album, Musca). She also releases her productions under the moniker, MJIRI (Give/Take). She has performed at multiple festivals including Glastonbury, Womad, and Big Chill, as well as released music with Accidental Records, BBE, Late Night Tales.

Mel is also an experienced music educator and Ableton Certified trainer, lecturing at Berklee College of Music, Pointblank Music School. She currently leads Education at CDR (a community-driven music platform started from the UK underground music scene) and is an Advisor for The Rights Studio (a creative hub for people and organisations to engage on human rights issues). 


When she’s not doing any of the above, Mel makes educational content and helps music teachers and schools integrate technology into their classrooms. She is particularly interested in training and supporting young female and non-binary people to succeed in the music world.

Develop your unique sonic signature with our MA in Creative Music Production

Our highly practical MA Creative Music Production lets you identify, examine and refine your creative music production process. You’ll gain proficiency in professional mixing and mastering within the context of sound and creativity, and will examine current trends and practices in digital audio recording and studio production.

To completely immerse yourself in your music career, email our friendly Admissions Team at or call them on 020 7328 0222.

MA Creative Music Production