Welcome to Sprite’s World

Sprite’s World

Dive inside Philharmonia Fantastique to gain a deeper understanding of the orchestra through visual storytelling and hands-on activities.

Information for Educators

Meet the Families

Discover the unique sounds, key characteristics and acoustics of each instrument family. Once you’ve explored each section, download the activity sheet and describe the families in your own words.

Meet the Families

Meet the Instruments

Digital baseball cards to introduce you to individual instruments in the orchestra. Interactive cards allow you to listen to each instrument and printable cards are available to decorate your classroom or home.

Meet the Instruments

Meet Sprite

Philharmonia Fantastique’s composer and co-creator, Mason Bates, introduces you to the film’s hero: Sprite. Sprite was created using different instruments from all the families of the orchestra. Learn more about them and then then create your own Sprite biopoem.

Meet Sprite

Activity – Coloring Sheets

Let your imagination fly! Using colored pencils, glue, and materials at hand, design your own sprite and decorate the instruments.

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Cereal Box Review

Using a real cereal box or sheets of paper, create a brand-new cereal inspired by Philharmonia Fantastique!

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Youth Concert Resource Guide

Designed to expand audience engagement for live performances of Philharmonia Fantastique, these resources present a wide variety of activities that may be used in both the general education and music classrooms, in after school settings, or at home. The materials in this guide support educators, students, families, and audience members alike.

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