Poncho Concert Hall

PONCHO Concert Hall is located in Kerry Hall on Capital Hill.

Entrance to Poncho Concert Hall showing decorative lettering and a commemorative plaque

Poncho Interior

It has been the site of many historic performances since the building first opened in 1921.

Backstage at Pocho Concert Hall showing a mixing board and looking onto the stage, which is populated with instruments

Poncho Interior

In the late 1930s composer John Cage, then working as a Cornish dance accompanist, staged the first Percussion Ensemble concerts in the hall, as well as the first use of prepared piano and of electronic instruments in live performance in his composition Imaginary Landscape No. 2.

Poncho stage with drum set, organ, and other instruments. Photo is taken looking out at the seating from backstage.
Poncho Concert Hall
Poncho Interior
Poncho Interior

To reserve one or more of these spaces, please complete this Cornish Rental Form.