Welcome to the SMS Orchestra!


New Members?

Are you interested in joining the orchestra? Please contact Mr. Geller and arrange for a private instrument screening to try out violin, viola, cello, bass, or harp!

Staley also has a limited number of scholarships to help with instrument rentals, supplies, and fees. We always make it a priority that money should never be a barrier to participating in the program.

The Staley Orchestra will teach students the basics of instrumental string playing with lessons in history, theory and culture!

The orchestra also plans to participate in social events* including:

  • Field Trips to watch the University of North Texas Symphony

  • Movie Parties

  • Play Live Nation Video Game Lounge

  • Holiday Parties

  • Medieval Times

  • Six Flags

  • Card Game Socials

*The Orchestra will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by FISD on Social Events and may have to adapt or cancel events due to the current pandemic.

More questions? Contact Mr. Geller at gellerj@friscoisd.org

Orchestra Handbook

The Acknowledgment Form is required for all participating members to have signed. Students that have not signed may not participate in events of which their grades depend on. The 2020-2021 Orchestra handbook is available here. 

Please submit acknowledgment through form on Canvas under "Week 1" assignments!


Frisco ISD uses the Canvas suite to relay information for all of the secondary level classes. Class information will include resources and assignments that will be completed through the application. If you have not already, please use the site here to log in using your FISD credentials.



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