ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) celebrates its 15th anniversary with a 2021 year in review video. 2021 marked Bob Moog Foundation’s 15th year, and after 15 years, this endeavor has reached people from over 50 countries, and the impact is worldwide. We are ready to take on the next 15 with the same type of creativity and determination that guided Bob through his life and legacy.
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BOB MOOG FOUNDATION launches Exploring the Moog Liberation virtual event examining legendary keytar synthesizer
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Bob Moog foundation has announced its “Exploring the Moog Liberation” virtual event for Dec. 11, 2021, delving into the now-legendary keytar synthesizer originally released by Moog Music, Inc. in 1980. Former Moog Music Engineer, August Worley will examine the historical, technical, and musical aspects of this lesser-known instrument.
Bob Moog Foundation and Moogseum, a nonprofit music educator, launches Membership Program for supporters
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Bob Moog Foundation and Moogseum have announced a new Membership Program for its supporters to engage in the legacy of Bob Moog at a new level. Membership packages offer both in-person and virtual benefits specifically for BMF supporters from all over the world.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Today, the Bob Moog Foundation announced two new members to the Board of Directors during an exciting period of growth for the Foundation. First Mayor of Framingham, MA, Dr. Yvonne Spicer, and two-time Emmy award winning composer Michael Whalen join the existing Board that consists of David Mash, President; Bill Sautter, Vice-President; Daniel Keller, Secretary; Marc Willis, Treasurer; Chris Halaby, Jerry Kovarsky, Dr. Henry Panion, III, and Sally Spa
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — The non-profit Bob Moog Foundation announced this week that, “In order to create engagement in science and sound, spark curiosity, and stave off boredom for your youngsters, we’ve created At Home With Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool.” This series of short videos is inspired by the ten week comprehensive curriculum of Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool, and designed to lead you and your children through short, fun, and easy experiments using materials commonly found at home.
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.
SYNTH NEWS: The non-profit Bob Moog Foundation today announced launch of new raffle for 2018, of a vintage Minimoog Model D synthesizer keyboard, signed by Rick Wakeman, the legendary progressive rock keyboardist whose 50-year career has inspired people worldwide. The raffle supports the music education efforts of the Foundation.
SYNTH NEWS: It’s that time of the year again, when some outrageous deals on synths – both hardware and software – plugins, FX, and music tech spin up for both “Black Friday” and the Holidays. For 2017, I’ve collected some great ‘early bird’ buys on synth gear for electronic musicians and other folk, too! (UPDATED 11.22.17)
Today, the Bob Moog Foundation announced its Summer 2017 Raffle for a vintage Memorymoog Plus Synthesizer. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the non-profit Foundation’s educational and historic preservation initiatives. The vintage Memorymoog Plus synthesizer is described as a very unusual and powerful polyphonic synthesizer with six voices for each of the three oscillators, MIDI, and a sequencer. Tickets to enter the raffle, which runs Aug. 8 to Sept. 6, 2017, are $25 each.
The non-profit Bob Moog Foundation in North Carolina today announced a new charity fund-raising raffle for a rare white Moog Liberation Synthesizer “keytar.” The raffle will run from March 16 through April 20, 2015, and tickets are $20 each. According to the foundation’s announcement today, “The Moog Liberation is distinctive in its form and function […]
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – MOOG MUSIC SETS SIGHTS ON MOOGFEST 2013: Moogfest was founded in 2004 by Moog Music Inc. in honor of the company’s founder and the man whose name the festival bears, Dr. Bob Moog. Moog Music is excited to work closely with The Bob Moog Foundation, the City of Asheville, our fans […]
GOOG: Music Pioneer and Inventor Bob Moog’s Birthday Garners Google Recognition and Industry Support
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – The Bob Moog Foundation announced today that it is being joined by supporters worldwide in their celebration of the anniversary of the synth pioneer’s 78th birthday. Global technology leader Google released their latest doodle, an interactive, synthesizer-based, playable logo (“GOOG”), which honors Bob Moog’s inventions. The Moog Doodle can be played […]
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.
Moogfest 2011: The Bob Moog Foundation Hosts Historic Panels, Launches Crowdsource Fundraising Campaign, Minimoog Voyager Raffle, and Album
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – Throughout Moogfest weekend (October 28-30), The Bob Moog Foundation will provide a hub for Moog history and education at the festival’s Moogaplex, located in the heart of downtown Asheville in the Haywood Park Hotel. In addition to hosting panels and discussions beginning at noon each day, the Foundation will share a […]