MIT B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1947; MIT M.S. Organizational Behavior, 1948; pianist; active in MIT student performing groups
Business management consultant; pianist; composer
Arnold Judson (b. 1927) received two degrees from MIT, a B.S. Chemical Engineering in 1947, and a M.S. Organizational Behavior in 1948. He played the Beethoven Piano Concerto no.1 with the MIT Symphony Orchestra in 1947 (This was the first MITSO concert conducted by Klaus Liepmann, the first professor of music at MIT). He was accompanist for the MIT Glee Club and played timpani in MITSO. Mr. Judson wrote the music for the 1947 MIT Tech Show A Liberal Life, and later studied composition with Walter Piston. He has written incidental music for theatrical productions, as well as piano, vocal and orchestral music. Mr. Judson continues to play piano and give occasional recitals. He has had a successful career in business management and consulting and is the author of four books in the field.