Press Reviews

"Keeping your notes distinct in the high range of the piccolo trumpet is no small feat. It is an important one, however, as there's no masking a stumble so many clefs above the rest of the symphony. This featured player in several B.C. ensembles addresses his phrases with precision and poise. " Music Editor

"The bell like tone of Badel’s piccolo trumpet was clear, and his interpretation of the German baroque composer was self assured" Patricia Osoko – Victoria - Times Colonist

"The all important brass section rose magnificently to the demands of the coda, especially the first trumpet who was obviously determined to take no prisoners." Derek Barker – Victoria Times Colonist

"Bryn Badel, Principal Trumpet soloed on three occasions. He was strong and sure with his Piccolo trumpet soaring above the full orchestra in the Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D Major and the lovely Trumpeter's Lullaby (on Bb Flat trumpet) by Leroy Anderson." Bill deCarteret - Nanaimo Daily News