Bonnie Smart is a cello and theory teacher. She has had a wide variety of performing experience, from playing in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to working on the TV show 'Dancing with the Stars.' Her playing has been broadcast on ABC FM, and Channel 7's Good Friday Appeal. Her teaching experience includes working as Director of Studies in Music at Trinity College, and working as a cello teacher and academic tutor at the University of Melbourne, Faculty of Music. Two of her particular interests as a teacher include working with young beginners, giving them the optimum start to a life in music, and teaching theory and history at the university level. She is currently working on her PhD and travels to the UK to give papers and undertake research.