Three Schools Founded on Kulangsu Gathered to Host New Year Concert(三所老鼓浪屿名校再续前缘 联办新年音乐会)

In Jan. 1st, 2018, the Xiamen Number Two Middle School, Xiamen Foreign Language School and Xiamen Music School were gathering to perform New Year Music Concert. The principal of Xiamen Number Two Middle School, Qijian Wu said,the reason why these three schools were playing concert together for this New Year was because they were all founded on Kulangsu Island and the schools were nurtured by Ku...

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Pianist Yin Chengzong’s house (Yin Cheng Zong Zhai 殷承宗宅)

Kulangsu’s most famous pianist, Yin Chengzong, still owns and periodically visits this hilltop house. It is one of the island's most beautiful private homes, now inhabited by the pianist's brother, Yin Chengdian, who is a first-rate musician in his own right and the former dean of the Xiamen Music School. In 1924, Yin's father bought the land. His eldest son, Yin Chengzu, helped to design th...

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Jing Yang, “Daughter of Kulangsu”

The world-renowned violist and violinist Jing Yang is the newest star in a constellation of globally famous classical musicians from Kulangsu. It is here on our idyllic island that Jing first began to shape her trademark style. She graduated from the Xiamen Music Scho...

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