The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the appointment of 29-year-old American cellist, Rainer Eudeikis as its new Principal Cellist.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Richard Aaron, Eric Kim, Carter Brey and Peter Wiley, Eudeikis previously served as Principal Cellist with the Utah Symphony, Mainly Mozart Festival, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and the Central City Opera.