An active orchestral and chamber musician, Peter Greydanus is a graduate of Temple University where he was a student of Orlando Cole and studied as well with Metta Watts and William Stokking. Formerly assistant principal cellist of the Youngstown Symphony and cellist with the Youngstown Symphony String Quartet, he has also been a member of the Haddonfield, Albany and Canton Symphonies. In addition, he has performed with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and been a participant in the Spoleto festivals in Spoleto, Italy, and Charleston, SC, as well as the Europaisches Musikfest Stuttgart and the Crested Butte Music Festival. Mr. Greydanus joined the Richmond Symphony in 2007 and maintains positions as associate principal cellist of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, associate musician with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and a member of The Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Greydanus lives in Norfolk, VA, with his wife, violist Jocelyn Smith, and teaches applied cello at CNU.