The late Bob Moog is getting a new electronic music studio named in his honor, UNC Asheville’s Bob Moog Electronic Music Studio.
The Asheville Citizen Times reports that the studio will be dedicated this Monday:
The 10 a.m. event, in room 24 of UNCA’s Lipinsky Hall, will honor the legacy of the late Bob Moog, who taught at the university 1989-1993. The 30-minute program will include remarks by Chancellor Anne Ponder, music department chair Wayne Kirby, Moog Music product development specialist Steve Dunnington (UNCA ’93), and Rosser Douglas, a UNCA music major.
A studio tour will follow, including live student performances and hands-on opportunities on the theremin and synthesizers.
The Bob Moog Electronic Music Studio houses a variety of classic analog synthesizers and processors, including a Voyager Mini Moog, Moog pedals and theremins. Next door is a recording studio with a high-end recording and mixing console, and an electronic keyboard lab, equipped with MIDI keyboards and Macintosh computers.
This is a fantastic way to honor Moog’s legacy.
If any readers make it to the event, take some pictures and put a link in the comments!