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Michael Kallstrom is an active composer and operatic bass who has performed the five works of his Electric Opera series over 200 times in the U.S. and Canada. He has composed in all genres, including chamber, orchestral, choral, opera, ballet, electronic and theater works. His music has been performed in Australia, Russia, Spain, Japan, France, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Italy, England, Wales, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Kenya. Recently, he was named University Distinguished Professor, the first such appointment in the performing or visual arts at Western Kentucky University. He studied composition with Roger Hannay and John Boda, and earned degrees from the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, and Florida State University.