Hill Auditorium

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Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States

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Hill Auditorium is the largest performance venue on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. 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 dollars 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 a 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 Campus Symphony Orchestra, Campus Bands, and the Men’s Glee Club. It also plays home to the Indian American Student Association’s (IASA) annual cultural show, which is known to sell out the auditorium year after year.

Hill Auditorium’s acoustics have been widely praised. The University of Michigan website that describes the recent $33.5 million Hill Auditorium refurbishing and restoration states:

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825 North University
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit 48109
United States
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(734) 763-8587

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Friday 17 April 2015
CommonConcert Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
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Thursday 16 April 2015
An Evening with Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock
Chick Corea, Herbie HancockConcert
Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
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Saturday 4 April 2015
Gilberto GilConcert Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
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Sunday 15 February 2015
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Wynton MarsalisConcert
Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
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Saturday 18 October 2014
ScHoolboy Q at Hill Auditorium at the University of Michigan
ScHoolboy QConcert
Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
42.4153461142536 -83.155517578125
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Sunday 14 September 2014
Yitzhak Perlman
Yitzhak PerlmanConcert
Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, United States
42.4153461142536 -83.155517578125

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