Asheville, NC - July 2014... With
the addition of four new prizes for synthesizer enthusiasts, the Bob
Moog Foundation is extending its Road To Innovation Raffle and expanding
it to an international audience.
by Prestige Subaru of Asheville, the grand prize in the raffle is the
winner's choice of a 2014 Subaru Outback or sporty BRZ Coupe. Additional
prizes added today include: a Korg MS-20 Mini analog synthesizer,
Dubreq Stylophone S2 synthesizer, SampleMoog® Synth Anthology and a signed copy of newly released "The Synthesizer" by historian Mark Vail.
the raffle, the Bob Moog Foundation and Prestige Subaru of Asheville
celebrate their shared passion for encouraging creativity in children
through innovative science education. Funds raised will benefit the
Foundation's hallmark educational project, Dr. Bob's SoundSchool, which
currently serves over 1,000 children. The Foundation aims to double that
number next year, and expand the program regionally and nationwide the
expanded raffle runs through September 5, 2014. The winner will be
selected on September 8, 2014. The accounting firm of Corliss &
Solomon will oversee the drawing.
only logical to expand the contest to include people from all over the
world, and to expand the chances of winning by adding by adding several
synthesizer related prizes," remarked Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive
Director of the Bob Moog Foundation. "It
is heartening to see companies from around the world rally around the
important work of the Bob Moog Foundation, and we deeply appreciate
The Subaru Outback ($ 23,495 MSRP) and the BRZ Coupe
($25,595 MSRP), Subaru's new 2-door sports car, span the range of
lifestyle appeal. The winner of the raffle can choose from either model.
Korg MS-20 Mini: Korg's
iconic MS-20 monophonic synthesizer, first introduced in 1978, has been
perfectly reproduced by the original engineer in a body that's 86% of
the original size, as the new MS-20 Mini. It offers the same thick,
robust sound, iconic analog filter, and versatile patching options as
Dubreq Stylophone S2: The
Dubreq Stylophone S2 is a British stylus-played synthesizer that uses a
printed circuit board as the keyboard, and turns it into a fully spec'd
analog synthesizer. The S2 is a new and improved next-generation sonic
powerhouse, a powerful instrument in miniature, made famous by artists
like Kraftwerk, Marc Bolan, and David Bowie.
SampleMoog Synth Anthology: SampleMoog®
Synth Anthology by IK Multimedia features over 1,900 sounds from 16
rare, collectable Moog synths, accurately sampled and fully produced
with 32 built-in effects.
"The Synthesizer" by Mark Vail: Newly
released by Oxford University Press, "The Synthesizer" is a
comprehensive guide to understanding, programming, playing, and
recording the ultimate electronic music instrument. The author, Mark
Vail, is a renowned synthesizer historian who also wrote the now iconic
Vintage Synthesizers (1993).