"Mark Swinton's excellent organ contributions showed us what he and Bach could accomplish together in an exciting vigorous performance of the Prelude and Fugue in G major." (Chantry Singers Concert Bach and Buxtehude) - Peter Lloyd Williams, Bath Chronicle, 16.10.06
"Many congratulations on the really splendid lunchtime recital in the [Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall] last week. Your playing was, I thought, very musical and immaculate in execution. The Messiaen pieces were deliciously registered and you made the most of the organ." - Andrew Carter (composer), 3.12.02
"The singing ... supported by positive organ accompaniment from Mark Swinton, moved many hearts." (Dvorak's Mass in D - University of York Choir, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, 11.3.01) - Donald Webster, Yorkshire Post.
"I was very impressed with Mark's performance and interpretation [of my Fifth Sonata.]" - Francis Jackson, 4.6.04.
"Jenny Miles and Mark Swinton, playing piano and harmonium, the original instrumentation, did a splendid job." (Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle - University of York Choir, York Minster 1.12.99) - Donald Webster, Yorkshire Post.
"On the organ, Kenneth Leighton's Veni Creator was given an expert outing by Mark Swinton, bold and extrovert. The final Rutter Clap Your Hands, full of life and high spirits, with a bravura organ flourish, sent everyone home with a smile." (Chantry Singers Concert Double Take) - Peter Lloyd Williams, Bath Chronicle, 3.7.06.
"Thank you so much for coming to Magdalen last Saturday. Your recital was enjoyed enormously by everyone - including one or two Choristers who sneaked away from tea to listen in the Antechapel!" - Bill Ives, Informator Choristarum, Magdalen College Oxford - 12.6.04.