Hanke’s energetic stage presence and a knack for bringing every song to life have made her a favorite performer on the Asheville scene and beyond. Her years of touring worldwide are evident in her ability to tackle just about any repertoire. As she negotiates material from quietly intimate to roof-raising, listeners have said she has the rare ability to make each person feel as if they’re being sung to individually. —Paul Clark, News Editor, The Black Mountain News
Paula pours her entire heart into her performance(s), so that the result is at once powerful and delicately beautiful. Invite Ms. Hanke to grace your stage, and I am certain your audience will be most grateful that you did.
—BJ Leiderman, Public Radio Theme Composericately
Paula wowed and moved the audience with her beautiful voice and engaging stage presence, plus deeply insightful interpretations of each piece.
—Eddie LeShure, Asheville Jazz Unlimited, Radio Host
Paula Hanke is a world-class vocalist. She provides an exacting musical knowledge with a vast repertoire and then adds her own delicious style to the mix. The result is nothing less than musical magic.
—Howard Hangar, Minister Jubilee Community
Paula exudes a passionate, fiery performance, that touches everyone present. It was a night of magic that we're still talking about.
--Betty Friedricksen, Betty's House Concerts, Asheville