Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor

Hill Auditorium is a performance venue at the University of Michigan. It is known as the largest of its type on the campus. It was designed by Albert Kahn and Associates with a capacity to seat more than 4,000 people.

Hill Auditorium was named for Arthur Hill, former regent of the university. Upon his death, he left a gift to the school to create this performance space. It opened in 1913. It was known for its size as well as its acoustics. Kahn worked with Hugh Tallant to design a megaphone-shaped hall that would allow patrons in every seat to hear performances with ease.

The auditorium is a popular place for touring performances. Symphonies, orchestras and recording artists like Elton John and the Grateful Dead have all played at the Hill Auditorium. In addition, the auditorium is home to the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, the University of Michiga Philharmonia Orchestra and many others.

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Sight Name: Hill Auditorium
Sight Location: Ann Arbor, USA (See walking tours in Ann Arbor)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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