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Beautiful performance center

Everything sounds better at Hill! Performers from around the world say so. Beautiful to the eye... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Beautiful Classic Facility

We visited for a graduation. The facility is in great shape. The acoustics were very good. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Barbara, California
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825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything sounds better at Hill! Performers from around the world say so. Beautiful to the eye as well as the ear, the auditorium draws "aahs" as people enter. All seats are good, although some better, and access in and out is easy. Rest rooms are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank m0mschultz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for a graduation. The facility is in great shape. The acoustics were very good. I have to think it is a wonderful venue for any type of performance. If you are considering seeing a show here rest assured that this is a first-rate...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

A highlight every year is attending the Messiah at Hill Auditorium. We go to one of the restaurants close by and then enjoy the performance. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tkallman2
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I've seen multiple shows @ Hill including Elton John many years ago who remarked during his show how amazing the place is!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Nice auditorium well lighted and good viewing the main stage. Video graphics were god and the audio was very clear. Nice intimate setting for a small graduation.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank gcharles271
Reviewed July 8, 2019

I'm told that Hill Auditorium has the best acoustics of any US concert hall. i believe it. I attended a concert by Segovia there, only months before he died. I sat in the second balcony and heard every note as if he was sitting next...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carl S
Reviewed July 3, 2019

This venue is actually an indoor concert shell. The acoustics are wonderful listening to chamber music, rock, folk or jazz.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JACarriere
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Experienced Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn and Abigail did a solo off mic to test the acoustics...fantastic! I was glad we did not have front row seats, as it was difficult/impossible for many of them to visually enjoy the show because of the stage elevation,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 99KimsWhims
Reviewed June 5, 2019

If quality of sound is important to you, this is the best place for hundreds of miles to hear a concert. It is no wonder that world-class musicians make a point of coming to Ann Arbor to play in Hill Auditorium - Outstanding acoustics, as...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mostlyplants
Reviewed May 14, 2019

The seating is a bit close-if you are tall, run for an aisle seat! It is expansive, so even though the rows are close, no claustrophobia here.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lora B
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Response from Kristin P | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there are any acoustic "dead spots" at Hill Auditorium. The only thing I would say about the remodel for patrons is that they made the seating so tight it's suffocating. Still, a lovely venue for... More