Diapason Plays the Music of Sarah Davachi

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The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Information is very pleased to present an evening of compositions by Sarah Davachi performed by brass quartet Diapason.  

Tickets to this performance will be made available to Museum members on Monday, March 11th. If any tickets remain available on Wednesday, March 13th, they will go on sale for non-members.

Sunday, March 17th 2024
7:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

All seats for the 7:30 p.m. performance have been reserved.

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The Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

$18 General Admission
$15 Museum members, students, seniors

Diapason is a Los Angeles based quartet focused perceptual phenomenon in long form drone music for brass instruments. Diapason is Nev Wendell (trumpet), Nicholas Ginsburg (french horn), Mattie Barbier (trombone),  and Mason Moy (tuba).

Mason Moy is a tubist and composer currently based out of Los Angeles. He has commissioned solo pieces by Wolfgang von Schweinitz and Jack Herscowitz, performed with LA new-music group Wild Up, and played the music of Ellen Arkbro at new music festival Other Minds. His music has been performed nationwide by the James Madison University Wind Ensemble, Kevin Stees (tuba), Matt LeVeque (percussion), and now the Los Angeles Brass Alliance.

Nev is an interdisciplinary artist and educator based in Los Angeles. They have performed with LA based groups such as ECHOI of Monday Evening Concerts, Wild Up, and Laós Chamber Music. Nev is an active faculty member with Kadima Conservatory of Music, and regularly guests as a tutor at Scripps College and Global Arts.

mattie barbier is a sound maker and sonic researcher focused on experimental intonation, noise, and the physical processes of their instruments. they are a member of RAGE Thormbones, WasteLAnd, echoi,  wildUp, and are an active soloist on low brass instruments. they primarily work with trombone, as well as euphonium, bass trumpet, electronics, and bagpipes.

These concerts feature two hour-long works by Sarah Davachi, one for each set. For the first they will play her recently released Long Gradus arranged for brass quartet, and for the second they will play her work Brass Chant for brass quartet and pre-recorded electronics.

Masking will be encouraged at this concert.


No tickets will be mailed to you.
 Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance of the performance to qualify for a refund.

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This concert is made possible in part by grants from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.