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The Bob Moog Foundation honors the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog through its mission of igniting creativity at the intersection of music, history, science, and innovation.

Its projects include Dr. Bob’s Sound School, a nine-week curriculum teaching the science of sound through the magic of music, the Archive Preservation Initiative, an effort to preserve and protect an extensive and historic collection of archival materials that help tell the history of electronic music genre, and a future museum where the first two initiatives will converge.

The Bob Moog Foundation is an independent, donor-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is not affiliated with Moog Music, Inc.

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The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro

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ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.

The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan

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ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

Bob Moog Foundation to Inspire the 2013 NAMM Show through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer’s legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.

Bob Moog Foundation’s Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools

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ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.

Bob Moog Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Refreshed Program Direction, Music EP, Limited Edition Poster and Legacy Apparel

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog’s passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation’s formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.

Bob Moog Foundation Announces Spectrasonics Benefit

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the ‘Bob Moog Tribute Library’ created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.