"Mr. Berman and his oboe were superb"
"The primary reward is the discovery of Melvin Berman"
"Melvin Berman is one of the best instrumentalists in the country"
".. wholly delightful"
Los Angeles Times:
"Berman possesses a warm, ingratiating tone and.. he distinguishes himself by gracious phrasing, impressive virtuosity and an altogether happy choice of tempos"