Kim Malmquist is a swedish pianist and composer. He has been awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Gottfrid Boonstipendium (1987) and has studied for Sven-David Sandström at the Gotland School of Music Composition (1998-1999). He has also studied conducting for Professor Jorma Panula at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki (1991-1993) and later on graduated as a conductor at the Conservatoire Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot (1995-1997).
Kim Malmquist started his career as a classical pianist and this has greatly influenced his compositions. The style of his music could be described as minimalistic contemporary classical music with a great focus on piano music
Among his works are the albums Fragile Water (2005), The Magic Theater (2009), Luminessence (2011) and Earth memories (2017). His piano music has been performed and distributed as digital music online in several countries including USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Mexico and Sweden. 2012 Kim Malmquist composed the music to the film Reset. (2013) the film won first prize in the Carlifonia International Short Film Festival. Several of his compositions have also been adapted for piano, strings and percussion and 2022 they were performed in Stockholm among the work of other modern classical composers as Philip Glass, Ludovico Enaudi and Ivan Trevino.