Images from our June 3 appearance at the
Apple Store SoHo (NYC) for “Noting the New Music Classroom”: A discussion with our Executive Director, Michelle Moog-Koussa, sharing Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool‘s pioneering multi-sensory approach to teaching the science of sound using an interactive curriculum of music and technology.
Rob Davidson Photography. Thanks to Sandra Jordan for facilitating the event!
Michelle shares Bob’s connection with New York City, and later his connection to Ithaca, New York, where he obtained his Ph.D. from Cornell University.
Michelle with facilitator Sandra Jordan, with a photo of the 1964 prototype of the Moog synthesizer (at that time called the Portable Electronic Music System) behind them.
Talking to NYC supporters of the Bob Moog Foundation
Images of Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool students in the background as interactivity in science education is discussed.
The Fourier Touch app is used in a supplemental lesson for Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool, to reenforce principles of pitch and amplitude.
The iScope app visualizes waveforms for students so they can see the sounds they are creating, with the theremin or their voice.
Sandy reflects on the inspirational nature of Bob Moog’s legacy.
Great conversation about science and music education after the presentation.
With Scooter McCrae, NYC-based supporter of and volunteer for the Bob Moog Foundation.
Catching up: Virtuoso thereminist Rob Schwimmer attended the presentation.
Big Moog Love. Michelle gets a hug from Bob Moog Foundation supporter Mal Meehan.
Exploring possibilities with two music teachers from the New York City public schools.
Joe Carroll, Founder of the Manhattan Producers Alliance, addresses the audience.
Rob Schwimmer talking about his work with the New York Theremin Society
Background: Bob Moog with his family in 1974.
Audience members sparked discussion about scaling Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool nationwide in the coming years.