Zaikuan Song, an operatic bass from China, received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in vocal performance from China Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China, and Performance Diploma at Michigan State University College of Music in 2016. He is completing D.M.A in vocal performance at Michigan State University College of Music, where he was offered a teaching assistant position.
Song made his first New York debut as Zuniga in Carmen with Martina Arroyo´s Prelude to Performance. He successfully performed the roles of Sarastro in The Magic Flute with Opera Grand Rapid and Toledo Opera, Germano in La Scala di Seta, Simone in Gianni Schicchi, Frank Maurrant in Street Scene, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore, Mr. Emerson in A Room with a View, Changwu Ye in the Chinese Opera The Savage Land and Ariodate in Xerxse with MSU Opera Theater. He won the first place of the National NATS competition in advanced college /Independent Studio men division in Las Vegas, NV, June 2018. He won the Honors Competition at Michigan State University in 2019.