CWRU student quartet travels to Texas for prestigious music competition


The Ingeniare Quartet. Clockwise from left: Collin Kemeny, Ryan Rose, Matthew Castner and Leah Feitl.

From theDaily: It’s been a whirlwind of a year—complete with international travel—for Case Western Reserve University students and saxophonists Matthew Castner, Leah Feitl, Collin Kemeny and Ryan Rose, who comprise the Ingeniare Quartet (named for their backgrounds in engineering).

Next up: Performing at the 2016 Austin (Texas) Coltman Competition this weekend.

They’re one of just 10 college-aged chamber music groups selected from around the world to participate—but they’d only applied to the competition on a whim.

“I think we were all a little surprised to hear [we were selected],” Castner said. “We sent in the application and we weren’t really expecting anything.”

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