Summer, Winter, Spring

Music Camps

We design our camps uniquely and especially for young beginners with the best activities to immerse the play based music learning to performing at the end of camp.  Students will be able to join from no experience to  creating their own music after 5 days camp!  Camps cover music appreciation, note reading, rhythm patt


Summer Music Camp

10 Themed Camps for age 4-11

Mozart finished his first piece at the age of 5, your child will be inspired to do so, too!  The innovative week-long music camps will inspire children’s creativity, create lasting memories and enrich their music learning experience to further encourage their participation in music.  

Unlike typical music lessons, summer music camps instead focus on building skills together and having a blast while doing it.  Kids will learn from one another and inspire each other to not only be better musicians, but better friends as well!  Choose from ten unique camps that offer an opportunity to either improve musical skills or explore something new for your kids.  Sign up your child for a summer music camp today, let your child experience a fun and creative musical summer!

AGE    4-11 years old


June 10-14, June June 17-21, June 24-28, 

July 1-5 (no 7/4) prorated, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29- August 2

August 5- 9, August 12-16

Morning: 9am-12pm

Afternoon: 1-4pm


* Full Day or half day camp
* Improve skills or try a new skill

* Early bird registration discount

* After camp extended workshop


PHONE: 408-681-8988

FACEBOOK: 1stmovement 

ADDRESS: 1257 Lakeside Dr. Suite 100. Sunnyvale.  CA 94085



1 Carnival of the animals 6/10-14
Stories, toy sharing, puppet shows... An imaginary adventure begins with kids’ own  stuffed animals. Children will create stories, learn to sing and play the keyboard and compose their very first 4 bar music at the end of the week.

2 Pirate Adventurers 6/17-21
Treasure hunt, imaginary play, act, music appreciation, percussion session, Children will make a musical at the end of the week.

3 Under the sea 6/24-28
Water activities, finding Nemo games, learn to play “baby shark”, “under the sea” ... Children will learn to play as a team on keyboard and ukulele! A mini ensemble concert will be performed at the end of the week

4 Super heroes 7/1-5 (no 7/4)*
Kids can get dressed up and be their favorite characters the whole week experiencing the sounds, dynamics of instruments, and how the sound making effects each character. A short movie music will be invented at the end of the week. Mon– PJ Masks, Tue – Paw Patrol, Wed – Mr. Incredible, wonder woman, Thur– Spider man, Batman, Fri – Dress up as your favorite heroes for our Super rescue!

5 Disney princesses 7/8-12
Girls can dress up the whole week, learn to play their favorite Disney tunes on Keyboards and violins!
Monday – Surfs up! with Moana and Ariel
Tuesday – Bundle up for Frozen Fun
Wednesday – Belle, Aurora, and Cinderella’s Royal Ball
Thursday – Party with Snow White, Rapunzel + Friends
Friday – Dress up as your favorite princess for our Royal Celebration

6 Music Maker 7/15-19
Using recycled items to craft instruments, explore 8 different instruments to play and putting up an unplugged concert at the end of the week.

7 Music Olympics 7/22-26
Whether you run at a turtle pace or hop like a rabbit, you will find your way to win the race! Music theory and notations will be introduced through fun activities. Kids will learn the tempo, explanation, dynamics and all elements of music knowledge while they race!

8 Be my valentine 7/29-8/2
7/7 on lunar calendar (8/7) is Chinese Valentine’s Day when cowherd and weaver 牛郎織女 meet on the magpie bridge over the Milky Way once a year on the day of seventh day of seventh lunar month.  Children will be introduced to Chinese instruments and how music is played in all genre from east to west, pantatonic scale to swing jazz.  A fusion ensemble will be performed at the end of the week! Oh! And this is a bring a friend week! 

9 Bon appetit 8/5-9

Using cookwares to form a kitchen band! Kids will discover the sound from our surroundings whether from the kitchen all the way to backyard! A delicious concert will be made at the end of the week! Bon Appetit!

10 I am a super star 8/12-16

A glance of music history and a brief introduction to famous composers of all era.  Kids will learn to appreciate music in different styles, scavenger hunts, and play like their favorite composers at the end of the week!


At the end of each week, kids can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to enjoy a concert performed by campers.  Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Concert themes vary by course topic and instructors will highlight of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s music learning.  Arrive 30 minutes earlier for each camp as concert begins 20 minutes before camp ends


**Early bird sign up before 4/15**
$195 per camp (3 hours a day, 5 days)
$390 Full day or 2 camps (Free lunch supervision)
Regular price:

$270 Per camp
$495 Full day or 2 camps


Time: 12-1pm
Lunch Hour supervision 

$25 per kid per week


Time: 4-6pm
Camper Special $175 per week (Regular $280)

Ukulele & Guzheng workshop 

led by Dr. Lai (6/10-8/5 followed by Camp 1-8)
Piano & Violin workshop

led by Ms. Yang (8/5-8/16 followed by Camp 9 & 10)

This is a skill building program. We aim to continue students’ music education after this camp. Students will learn a comprehensive foundation of music theory including solfage singing, music reading, rhythm patterns, to finger activities.