Quotes

Her touch has silken smoothness, but she packs great power…quite remarkable…

— The Independent

Cook is a beguiling performer with compete mastery at her fingertips

— Phil Hewitt, Chichester Observer

There is something about Amanda’s concentration and obvious musical depth that takes you with her on an intense musical sortie

— Classical Guitar Magazine

It was evident that this was a musician with great confidence and ambition….with the presence that demands attention

— Dundee Courier

Miss Cook played with real panache employing a wide range of dynamics and effects

— Plymouth Evening Herald

Amanda’s playing is invariably beautiful. She has the ability to bring life to the music she plays and share her inspiration with the listeners

— David Russell

Amanda is in the top league of the young British guitarists today, thanks to her spontaneous and unfussy musical approach and beautiful tone. She finds a rare balance between a fluent technique and irresistible sincerity of expression

— Fabio Zanon

Simply breathtaking music played with the expertise and passion of a true master

— John Hart, Wirral International Guitar Festival

In this unusual setting of Birkenhead Priory, the performance of Amanda was perfect

— William Peters, Wirral International Guitar Festival

the night belonged to young star Amanda Cook….Her performance truly captivated the audience

— The Courier and Advertiser

Her ability to capture and transport an audience with musicality combines with an easy, almost informal-in-a-good-way, stage presence

— Graham Cleaver, Southampton Guitar Society

Her secure technique enabled her to project this music with a poetic quality not always on hand with other performers. Her mature phrasing on this occasion was superb

— Classical Guitar Magazine

An excellent ambassador for the guitar

— Classical Guitar Magazine

A miracle of beautiful sound production that left us gasping for air…One of the best concerts I have ever attended!!

— Eric Zurcher, Klassiek Gitaar Forum

She has a licence to thrill !

— Thomas Peperkamp, Gitaar Salon