May 18, 2003
Kansas University's Saxophone Quartet I, the top one of four
saxophone quartets at KU, is the most recent recipient of Down Beat
magazine's annual Student Music Award in the category of Best
Classical Instrumental Chamber Music Group. Group members, under
the direction of KU professor Vince Gnojek, top left, are, from
bottom left, Steve Ruger, tenor; Tina Claussen, alto; back center,
Kevin Gosa, soprano; and Danny Loental, baritone.
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When it comes to winning competitions, Kansas University's Saxophone Quartet I is hitting all the right notes. The student group has won its third Down Beat magazine Annual Student Music Award as best classical instrumental chamber music group, under the direction of Vince Gnojek, professor of saxophone and woodwind division director.