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The Michigan Daily I michigandailycom Thursday, November 8,2012

913: The sun was about to set, tweaks with your brains, the scale of it."
ust a few hours' time, students, . But it has taken 100 years for Hill to become what it
and local residents would fill is today, and opening night in 1913 marked the begin-
11 Auditorium as the University ning of a new era for the University - an era that saw
r its 20th annual Fall Festival, a Ann Arbor grow into one of the music hubs of the
ation of music marked through world.
go Symphony Orchestra and the
ion. More than a gift
ly packed to maximum capacity,
: concert venues ever designed in The hall's opening marked more than a mere cul-
tural achievement - it was the conclusion of a long
Id class concert hall was second- strugglebetween the state andthe University to secure
was originally intended to seat funding for construction. Regardless of the hall's pat-
ts and faculty members, giving ent necessity, the University's Board of Regents had
ir own gathering venue where been unable to convince state legislators to shoulder
.ation the burden of construct-
could ing a new concert hall,
"non- Like a violin, such especially after the state of
ack of Michigan had gifted Uni-
a bu lding improves versity Hall (located in the
iividu- modern Angell Hallcom-
higan with a e; it must aet plex) in 1872.

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MS celebrates 100th season

i junior bassist in the School facul
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e performing at the Hill as awe-
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January2004
Hill au itorium reopens after extensive
renovations that cost approximately $2
million
November 2008
Archbishop Desmond Tutu receives
Wallenberg Medal and speaks at Hill

February 2013

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