An entertaining and practical tutor, which provides a balance of technical and musical development. The language is clear and concise, with many practical tips. There are tests, experiments, and a quiz for pupils, and notes for the teacher, a history of the clarinet, lists of repertoire, and a fingering chart.
A Music Performance graduate of the University of Queensland (B.Mus. and M.Mus.), Ruth Bonetti further studied, performed and taught during seven years in Europe. Her teaching experience spans tertiary, secondary and primary education including 15 years at Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and adjunct teaching in Sweden, France, Germany and England. She is also an experienced adjudicator and has examined for the Australian Music Examinations Board during the past 15 years.