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The music class of 2007

They learned their chops in practice rooms and youth symphonies. Now high school is behind them, and they'll soon pack up their instruments for college. St. Petersburg Times photographer Ted McLaren invited recent high school grads to talk about their plans and what music means to them.

By TED McLAREN
Published May 27, 2007


They learned their chops in practice rooms and youth symphonies. Now high school is behind them, and they'll soon pack up their instruments for college. St. Petersburg Times photographer Ted McLaren invited recent high school grads to talk about their plans and what music means to them.

If you go

The Florida Orchestra and tenor Daniel Rodriguez (New York's "singing policeman") present an evening of classic show tunes in a benefit for the Pinellas Youth Symphony - 7:30 p.m. Wednesday - Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater - $20-$40 - (727) 791-7400