Igniting Creativity at the Intersection of Music, Science, History and Innovation:

About the Bob Moog Foundation

The Bob Moog Foundation is a  501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Asheville, North Carolina. The purpose of our work is to inspire people of all ages through the genius of Bob’s legendary work—where he provided innovative musical instruments to musicians, giving them a new voice for creativity, the Foundation is providing much needed innovative and effective educational opportunities to children–youth who will become tomorrow’s generation of thinkers and problem solvers.

The mission of the Bob Moog Foundation is to ignite creativity through the intersection of music, science and innovation.

We educate and inspire children and adults through:

Bob Moog Foundation
PO Box 8136
Asheville, NC 28814

Educational projects:

  • Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool (DBSS)

    • A standardized 10-week curriculum teaching the science of sound through the magic of music at the second grade level

  • The Archive Preservation Initiative

    • Protecting, exhibiting, interpreting a vast, unique collection of historic documents and materials found in the Bob Moog Foundation Archives

Educational experiences:

  • Dr. Bob’s Workshop

    • Exciting presentations about sound, inventions, and ideas.

  • Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience

    • A variety of electronic instruments set up in an educational format, intended for large groups of people.


Milestones and Accolades

August 21, 2005 – Bob Moog passes away

Throughout 2006 – Top priority materials from Bob’s archives moved to improved storage


March 2007 – BMF receives 501 (c) 3 non-profit status

March 2008 – BMF receives assessment grant from Grammy Foundation

March 2009 – BMF awarded preservation grant from Grammy Foundation

August 2009 – March 2010 – Waves of Inspiration: The Legacy of Moog Exhibit at Museum of

Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

March 2011 – Spectrasonics releases Bob Moog Tribute Library to benefit BMF

September 2011 – Pilot program of Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool begins in Asheville City Schools

January 2012 – Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool travels to Falmouth, Jamacia

March 2012 – IndieGoGo campaign raises $25,000 through 500 donors to assist in expansion

of Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool

May 23, 2012 – Bob Moog Google Doodle released, millions participated worldwide

September 2012 — Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool triples number of children served
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