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.

 

Guðrið Hansdóttir

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Guðrið Hansdóttir is a Faroese singer, songwriter and musician, she plays, amongs other instruments, on guitar. Her music is a mix of pop, soul and folk.  According to herself, she is inspired by Swedish pop, rock and folk music from the 1970s.

Guðrið's third album, Beyond the Grey, reached number 9 on a top-10 list of the best albums in Iceland in 2011. In October 2011, Guðrið Hansdóttir represented the Faroe Islands in a music festival called Seattle Sister City Showcase - Reykjavik Calling in Seattle with participation from Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, festival. In October 2012 Guðrið appeared at the Nürnberg Pop Festival in Germany.