Student chamber duo wins prizes in Boulder

Cellist Coleman Itzkoff and pianist Alin Melik-Adamyan (’12, MM ’14, piano), who perform as the Amicus Duo, recently earned top prizes at the Boulder International Chamber Music Competition, winning second prize overall and a special prize for best performance of Arthur Gottschalk’s Some Assembly Required.

The USC Thornton student duo formed in 2014 and have appeared in showcases, master classes, and recitals around the country. They recently performed in Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s series of music by Kurt Weill.