Ralf NyqvistRalf Nyqvist (b. 1966) has studied composition and jazz piano at the Royal Academy of music in Stockholm and jazz composition at the Jazz music department at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

He lives in Vaasa where he has worked as a conductor and musician at the Swedish Theatre (Wasa Teater). He is also a composer/arranger and has worked with symphony orchestras and big bands as a conductor for 25 years.

He writes music for choirs and big bands as well as for contemporary chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras. He has worked as arranger for big bands such as UMO big band, Kvarken big band, Bothnia Rhythm Orchestra and other Finnish bands. As a musician for musical theatre he is one of the most wanted conductors for musicals, shows and plays in Finland. In theaters he is one of the most coveted conductors for musical shows and plays in Finland. He has a big repertoar of musicals on his worklist. As a pianist he has worked duo with trumpet player Mika Mylläri and now recently with drummer Markus Ketola.

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