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 tomorrows 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
A standardized 10-week curriculum teaching the science of sound through the magic of music at the second grade level
Protecting, exhibiting, interpreting a vast, unique collection of historic documents and materials found in the Bob Moog Foundation Archives
Dr. Bobs Workshop
Exciting presentations about sound, inventions, and ideas.
Dr. Bobs 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 Bobs 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. Bobs SoundSchool begins in Asheville City Schools
January 2012 Dr. Bobs SoundSchool travels to Falmouth, Jamaica
March 2012 – IndieGoGo campaign raises $25,000 through 500 donors to assist in expansion
of Dr. Bobs SoundSchool
May 23, 2012 Bob Moog Google Doodle released, millions participated worldwide
September 2012 — Dr. Bobs SoundSchool triples number of children served