Words and Music are Ruth’s fortes.
Music weaves themes through her life and work.
Words are her passion; read, written and spoken.

As author, presenter and performance coach she helps people craft and polish to perform with confidence.

Music and clarinet teaching draw on Ruth’s international career and long experience to refine students’ skills, develop musicianship and finesse performance.

St Lucia and the Art Deco Mansion

Introducing book 3 in the Midnight Sun to Southern Cross trilogy! Many have been fascinated by photos of this magnificent mansion since it was built in the early 1950s. I grew up as a girl “whose grandfather built a lift in his house.”

The Chronicle article…

Art Deco Mansion

Join my book launch. Enjoy the music performed by Dr Phillip Gearing and Anne Fulton.

Introduction and Chapter One of Burn My Letters by Ruth Bonetti – listen now!

Speak Out, Don’t Freak Out now available on Apple

Speak Out, Don’t Freak Out: Confident Public Speaking is an invaluable guide for all people who have to speak in front of an audience. It gives practical, holistic solutions for the symptoms that can unsettle even the most accomplished and experienced speaker.

Also on: Kobo  | Chirpbooks

Empowers people to speak with ease in conference, training, sales presentations, board room or interview situations.

Ruth Bonetti motivates students to reach their potential… and inspires teachers to guide them on the path to success.
Her workshops reinforce teachers’ input with practical solutions for performance anxiety. Tips to project with poise, clarity and to shine on the platform.

Rejuvenate and enhance skills with sessions to refresh those essential skills they need to help their students shine.

Read more about performance 

Read more about Music Performance Workshops

Command the room with clarity, calm and confidence! Ruth can coach your content, voice and presentation skills so you’re fantastic on your feet.

Lift your music performance confidence levels with Ruth’s teaching and coaching – and perform to your peak ability!

Ruth offers

  • Examination, Recital and Audition Preparation (all instruments)
  • Pedagogy and Studio Teaching Methods
  • Clarinet tuition for Beginners to University level and adult education. Short New Year Booster courses

Read more about Ruth’s Coaching for Speakers | for Musicians

Ruth’s New Releases and Latest News on Speaking, Tours & Performances

Here’s my latest video of the webinar “Writing Life Stories”:

Whether you write for the ear or the eye, Ruth can craft and polish your content so it shines, and rolls easily off the tongue or page (for blogs, speeches & media releases). Contact Ruth
Discover More About Ruth on… Twitter | YouTube | Facebook

Feature article in the recent Spring issue of CWA Ruth Magazine

Books awarded

Ruth’s memoir Midnight Sun to Southern Cross won the…

QFHS Book Award 2019!

For more information visit: www.qfhs.org.au
Pictured here with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett at the QFHS Annual General Meeting.

With an Omega Writers Nonfiction Award for Burn My Letters, both books of the series are now Award Winners.


St Lucia Art Deco Mansion

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