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Symphony orchestra executive

Tony Houston Dechario, American Symphony orchestra executive. Avocations: tennis, golf, gardening. M C. Executive director Honolulu Symphony Society, 1991-1995. Member American Symphony Orchestra League.

Background

Dechario, Tony Houston was born on September 25, 1940 in Girard, Kansas, United States. Son of Tony and Enid Eulalia (Frogue) Dechario.

Education

Student, University Wichita, 1961. Bachelor of Music, performer's certified, Eastman School Music, University Rochester, 1962. Master of Music, Eastman School Music, University Rochester, 1963.

Career

2d trombone, Kansas Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra, 1963-1964;principal trombone, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, 1964-1965;2d trombone, Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1965-1975;personnel manager, Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1972-1975;general manager, Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1975-1984;executive director, Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1984-1985;president, chief Executive officer, Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1985-1988;Administrator, MT Hope Family Center, Nov 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis, golf, gardening. M C.

Membership

Executive director Honolulu Symphony Society, 1991-1995. Member American Symphony Orchestra League.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, gardening.

Connections

Married Rachel Dennisse Kennedy, April 12, 1963 (divorced December 1974). Children: Samuel Paul, Rachel Christina, Mary Rebecca. Married Mary Gill Roby, December 29, 1974.

1 child, Toni Elizabeth. Stepchildren: Edmund Kidd II, Kenneth Hamilton Kidd, Todd Roby Kidd.

father:
Tony Dechario

mother:
Enid Eulalia (Frogue) Dechario

spouse:
Rachel Dennisse Kennedy

spouse:
Mary Gill Roby

child:
Samuel Paul Dechario

child:
Rachel Christina Dechario

child:
Mary Rebecca Dechario

child:
Toni Elizabeth Dechario

child:
Edmund Kidd II Dechario

child:
Kenneth Hamilton Kidd Dechario

child:
Todd Roby Kidd Dechario