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Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor

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Hill Auditorium is the largest performance venue on the University of Michigan campus, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The auditorium was named in honor of Arthur Hill (1847-1909), who served as a regent of the university from 1901 to 1909. He bequeathed $200,000 to the university for the construction of a venue for lectures, musical performances, and other large productions. Opened in 1913, the auditorium was designed by Albert Kahn and Associates. It was recently renovated by the same firm beginning in 2002 and was re-opened in 2004.
With seating for up to 3,538 (originally 4,100 prior to the 2004 renovation) audience members, Hill is one of the most popular venues for large productions on campus. The building routinely hosts performances given by the School of Music's various ensembles, including the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, University of Michigan Philharmonia Orchestra, University of Michigan Concert Band, University of Michigan Symphony Band, and University of Michigan Choirs, as well as the mostly non-major ensembles such as the University of Michigan Arts Chorale, the Campus Symphony Orchestra, Campus Bands, the Michigan Marching Band, and the Men's Glee Club and Women's Glee Club. The auditorium is also host to the Detroit Catholic Central High School graduation each May.
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  • The variety and quality of performances and events at the Hill is simply exquisite. If one is seeking a vry special event, this is the place.  more »
  • Many times attended concerts in Hill when our daughter was an Oboist in The University Symphony Orchestra. We hear wonderful acoustics when we hear them. We know excellent  more »
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  • Very nice, pretty good sounding 100+ years old auditorium that was designed before the days of electric amplification. It's a beautiful building and a great place to hear a concert, especially ones with predominantly acoustic instruments, although it does modern electric, electronic and digital instruments justice too.
  • I've been to hill auditorium on two occasions. First, for a spectacular viewing of 2001: a Space Odessey with a live orchestra performing the score. Beautiful location, confusing movie, but still great experience. Glad that they offer events like this and others. Second, I went to Hill Auditorium for a high school graduation. Again, perfect location. The building added elegance and formality to the celebratory ceremony. Every time I walk in the architecture (especially ceiling design) leaves me in awe. Wonderful building in the heart of a wonderful city.

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