(Echoic Memory)...The journey was one of cumulative perception, as opposed to the immediacy of directly crossing a threshold between two spaces. As a result, aspects of the Drawing Center’s interior became elements of the evening’s sound performances. The disruption of the expected gallery visit nudged us out of perfunctory interaction; we began the evening in a state of heightened awareness."– Daily Serving
(Details on the Strasbourg Rosace) [An] elegant aural frieze; seeing an illuminated digital image of the glorious window, you understood why Topel felt inspired.
– Boston Globe
I found “Capturing Resonance” a memorable experience, both sonically and visually.
– Gwarlingo Magazine
(Capturing Resonance) reminiscent of the music of a glass armonica. Enchanting.
– World of Music
(Incendio)...sizzled with a fractured kind of repeating ostinato and lots of crash and bang.
– Twin Cities - Pioneer Press
(Violine)shimmering, otherworldly sounds...
– Musicweb International
(Electric String Quartet)...one of the most skillful and beautifully integrated electronic quartets I have ever heard.
– Juilliard Journal
(Automata)...a fiercely modern electronic piece.
– Cornell Alumni Magazine
(Three Preludes)...an indeterminate sense of pitch fashioned with restless fidgets and broad, liquid glissandos.