This is the first in a series of lecture excerpts from the 40th IHS Symposium, held in Denver, Colorado, USA in 2008. To begin the series, we present part one of the "Audition Bootcamp" series of lectures delivered by Bernhard Scully and Jesse McCormick.

The complete lecture, as well as almost all other lectures, masterclasses and recitals from the 40th Symposium, are available on CD from