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.

 

Kári Ellingsgaard

Hoyvík, Faroe Islands

Árni Jóhannesson, born July 16th 1996 in Tórshavn, is the basist in the Faroese bluesinspired alternative funk-rock band, PUNJAB, releaseing 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