The association was founded on the 14th of November 1987.
The purposes of the association are to nurture the interests of Faroese composers, to protect their rights and to actively seek to improve the composers' artistic and financial circumstances.

 

Árni Jóhannesson

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Árni Jóhannesson, born May 9th 1996 in Tórshavn, is a multi talented Faroese musician.  He is a great guitarist, bassist and singer.   

Árni is the bassist in the Faroese free-jazz ensemble, GØ, and the lead singer in the Tórshavn based blues-inspired, alternative, funk-rock band, PUNJAB, releasing their debut album, "The Flying Elephant", in 2015, winning 2 Faroese Music Awards.

PUNJAB is: Árni Johannesson – lead vocals, Matthias Kjølbro – tenor saxophone, Tórður Dam Jacobsen - drums, Kristian Pauli Ellefsen – piano/keyboards, Kári Ellingsgaard – bass and Robert Bjarnason – guitar

GØ is: Ólavur Gaard – guitar, Kristian Pauli Ellefsen – piano/keyboards, Árni Johannesson – fretless bass and Hjørtur P. Háberg – drums 

Title Instrument Year Duration Publisher Recording
Brass Quintet in Three Partsbrassq201611:30Manus.
Chromaticapno201527:00Manus.