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.



On May 25th 2008 the cantata EARTH by Kári Bæk and Rói Patursson was premiered. It was commissioned by the Nordic House on the Faroe Islands to celebrate the house's 25th anniversary. The cantata was performed by Aldubáran and Tarira and conducted by Bernharður Wilkinson. They also performed it in Tórshavn and Klaksvík during Summartónar 2008.