Joseph Ralph Aromando ’52 of Worcester, MA, died on March 16, 2013. He served in the U.S. Army in Saipan, Guam, and Utah, and attended Berklee with the support of the GI Bill. Aromando is survived by his wife, Julia, and sons, Joseph and Paul.
When discussing the music industry, most people think of performers, songwriters, and composers. But today, the range of music careers is quite broad. Many have come to Berklee with the hopes of producing value by creating music or using the skills derived from the study and practice of music.
Before her untimely passing in 2006 at the age of 52, Berklee trustee Phoebe Zaslove Milligan excelled in her career as an investment-banking executive. A trailblazer, Milligan was the first woman to become a managing director at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
In February 2013, six members of the Berklee College of Music faculty and administration traveled to Colombia. They immersed themselves in a weeklong series of high-energy, well-attended master classes, audition and interview (A&I) sessions, meetings, and evening receptions.
Under a spell similar to that of a sculptor, I imagine the future of my work. For me the “sculpting process” has been my undergraduate experience, which ultimately revealed that my career would be in entertainment law.