NEWS: The Bob Moog Foundation announced this week that it will be moving to downtown Asheville N.C., where it will also be launching the long-awaited Moogseum in 2019. Since its inception 12 years ago, the Bob Moog Foundation has been a force for science education, historical preservation, and creativity.
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MUSIC NEWS: Music Expo Miami, the conference to inspire music makers, announced today its second Miami edition to be held March 24, 2018 at SAE Institute. Hosted in association with Sound On Sound Magazine, the all-day conference will feature production and mixing workshops, music business panels, product demos as well as a beat battle.
MUSIC NEWS: Mission Music, a nonprofit agency in New Jersey that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., on Thursday, July 14, 2016.
Youth Musicians ‘Heartbeat’ from Israeli and Palestinian to Perform at US Department of State in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – Musical group and interfaith non-profit organization HEARTBEAT will perform and participate in a discussion at the U.S. Department of State on Wednesday, March 6, at 3 p.m. in the Dean Acheson Auditorium. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the Jerusalem-based organization that unites Israeli and Palestinian youth musicians […]
Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship 2013-2014: U.S. Dept. of State and mtvU Announce Artists to Help Nominate Candidates
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announce today musical artists Imagine Dragons, Rita Ora and Steve Aoki will help review and nominate candidates for the 2013-2014 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships. The Department of State sponsors Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships to promote music as a […]
Bob Moog Foundation’s Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) — Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation’s hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.
Moog Music Celebrates Namesake Pioneer with One Day Birthday Promotion Event to Benefit Bob Moog Foundation
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – In celebration of electronic music pioneer Bob Moog’s 78th birthday, Moog Music, Inc. will donate 50 percent of all online clothing and merchandise sales on May 23rd to the Bob Moog Foundation. For every $350 raised, the company will also donate one Etherwave Theremin to the Foundation’s educational initiative, Dr. Bob’s […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) — Korg USA and the USC Thornton School of Music opened their 2012 Artist Series with a clinic featuring popular Musical Director and multi-instrumentalist, Adam Blackstone (Eminem, Janet Jackson, Drake, Maroon 5). Supporting the next generation of music makers, these artist events give USC music students ‘front row’ access to today’s influential music makers.
US Dept. of State and MTVU Announces Artists to Help Nominate Candidates for 2012-2013 Fulbright-MTVU Fellowship
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the musical artists who will review and help nominate candidates for the 2012-2013 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships. This year’s artists include Foster the People, J. Cole, B.o.B. and Diplo. ECA sponsors the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships to promote the […]
Bob Moog Foundation Announces Pilot Program of Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool Curriculum in Asheville City Schools
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) proudly announces the launch of a pilot program of its hallmark educational project, Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool (formerly known as MoogLab), at Asheville City Schools’ (ACS) 2nd grade classrooms.
American Voices Now Accepting Ensemble Applications to Tour with U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) — American Voices, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is now accepting ensemble applications for the American Music Abroad 2012-2013 touring season.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) — Moog Music launches Season Two of Moog Sound Lab, a unique performance series giving artists the opportunity to experiment with various forms of synthesis and soundscaping. Season Two marks a partnership with music tastemaker, SPIN.com. SPIN will exclusively present one performance from each session.
Conducting People-to-People Diplomacy through Music, U.S. Department of State Announces New Partnership with the Association of American Voices
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today a new partnership with the Association of American Voices to engage with people across the world through music. Known as American Music Abroad, this people-to-people exchange will feature a wide variety of American musical genres through international cultural […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Hello Music today announced its partnership with the Thomas Lang Drumming Boot Camps as part of the launch of an exclusive Master Series that will provide its expansive membership-based, independent artist community with the opportunity to get one-on-one lessons and experiences with music industry veterans by offering incredible access to […]
U.S. Dept. of State and Carnegie Hall Fuse Tech and Music to Connect Students in N.Y. City and Mexico City
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – Using 21st Century statecraft to fuse technology and music to bring youth in New York and Mexico City together, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, will conduct its final virtual concert of this year’s Cultural Exchange initiative on […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – For over 100 years, Millikin University, a private comprehensive university located in Decatur, Ill., has had a unique approach to education. It stresses performance learning, requiring students to practice their learning both inside and outside the classroom. This is just what Ronnie Dean, professor and technical director for the Music Industries […]
The Bob Moog Foundation wins NonProfit PR Grant to help educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Neotrope announced this week that The Bob Moog Foundation has been named its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation’s mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (MuseWire) – Camp Jam, the nation’s premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock ‘n’ roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs. In addition to learning from a […]
DECORAH, Iowa (MuseWire) – The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments. “Luther College is most appreciative of the continuing scholarship […]
Minnesota State University, Mankato Announces New Online Music Industry Undergraduate Certificate Program
Mankato, Minn. (MuseWire) – As the business of music continues to move online, MNSU is taking a leadership role in educating the next generation of music industry professionals. This program is designed to provide a real world education to students who want to position themselves for leadership roles in the global entertainment landscape. Many students […]
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, is now shipping The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Series Tutorial on DVD, announced in July. This first installment, entitled Studio Concepts, Gear & the Physics of Sound, is designed to give home recording enthusiasts the solid grounding in […]
ASK Video Announces The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Tutorial DVD – Studio Concepts, Gear and the Physics of Sound by Jim Pavett
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, announces The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Series Tutorial on DVD. The first installment, entitled Studio Concepts, Gear & the Physics of Sound by Jim Pavett, is designed to give home recording enthusiasts a solid grounding in audio engineering […]
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, has released Battery 3, a new DVD Tutorial designed to help new and experienced users alike master the new version of Native Instruments’ popular drum sampler. ASK Video tutorial expert Chris Butcher takes users through Battery 3 in this […]
ONTARIO, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, announces the Cubase 5 Level 3 DVD tutorial. This third installment in a four-part series will ship May 10, 2010. In Cubase 5 Level 3, ASK Video CEO and Cubase guru Steve Kostrey builds upon the topics covered in […]
MIAMI, Fla. (MuseWire) – Almost anyone can learn practically anything faster and easier using the Sdoia-Satz Method, a new system of teaching and learning, says Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Executive Director of Sdoia-Satz Institute in Miami. Phyllis and Barry Satz have written a book called “Practicing Sucks, But It Doesn’t Have To!” (ISBN: 978-1607090076, hardcover; Rowman and […]
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, is now shipping the second installment of their Cubase 5 DVD tutorial series. In Cubase 5 Level 2, ASK Video CEO and Cubase guru Steve Kostrey dives into more advanced features of Steinberg’s legendary Cubase Music Creation and Production […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (MuseWire) – MusicWorks Interactive, publisher of educational books and DVDs for the music profession, has released The Finale 2010 Tutorial DVD-ROM, a video tutorial for Finale 2010 notation software. The title follows up on the company’s hugely successful tutorial for Finale 2008 and 2009. This ambitious DVD includes 9 hours of video instruction […]
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire –Â ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, is now shipping the third DVD in a 4-part training series for Pro Tools 8. In this Level 3 DVD, ASK digs into the more advanced features of Pro Tools 8 such as sharing sessions with other DAWs, correcting […]
London, UK (MuseWire) – Now anyone with an internet connection can also get an SAE education as the company launches SAEOnLine, a revolution in on-line education. It will bring SAE’s expertise in music production, games programming (from SAE’s sister company Qantm who specialise in superb game-based courses) and film production to homes in far flung […]
Ontario, Canada (MuseWire) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, announces a new two-part series on Live 8, Ableton’s latest software for composing, producing, and performing music. Ableton Live expert Morgan Pottruff (aka Morg) returns in this updated series to bring you 66 high-quality videos for more than 6 […]