In memory of Honorary Doctor Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Tributes are being paid to Edge Hill Honorary Doctor Sir Harrison Birtwistle, one of the UK’s greatest contemporary composers, after he passed away on 18 April, aged 87. A leading voice in British music and an international figure in modern music, his compositions – ranging from large-scale grand opera to intimate solo piano pieces – […]

Project wins funding to tackle depression through arts

A pioneering project led by Edge Hill University and developed in collaboration with the University of Salford, which uses the arts to tackle depression, has been awarded new funding to scale up across the North West of England.