Connecting Bob Moog with contemporary practices in modular synthesis
A Moog symposium will take place on 24 and 25 May at the University of Surrey’s music department and as part of Guildford International Music Festival. Based in Guildford, the school has been home to the Moog Sound Lab UK for the past three years, hosting a series of artist residencies and student workshops.
The 24 May will see a performance from eMego's Peter Rehberg aka Pita and Russell Haswell. Following that will be a daylong programme on 25 May including a Japanese flyer exhibition; a contemporary modular synth manufacturer talk; a lecture from Paul Purgas on India’s first experimental electronic music studio; a roundtable discussion on modular synthesisers in live performance with Tony Myatt, Haswell and Rehberg; and a modular synth demo. All this will culminate with a live evening performance from Finlay Shakespeare who will be playing a Moog System 55 and other modular synthesisers.
Full details can be found on the University of Surrey website.