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.

 

Unn Patursson

 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Unn Paturson (b. 1974), singer / composer

Since 1997 Unn has been working regularly with choral composition.

Since 2006, Unn has been involved with Faroese womens' choir, Cantabile, as conductor, composer and singer. In 2009 the CD “Seinnameiri” with Cantabile, was released including some of Unn's works.

From 2008 Unn has also worked with singers Katrina Petersen, Eyð Berghamar Jacobsen og Anna Maria Olsen performing regularly with the vocal group , KATA, mainly singing bulgarian folk music.

Unn has released 2 solo albums as singer and composer:

Solo-CD 1: Gloymska við grape (Run-records, 2000). Popp / rock music with Faroese lyrics.

Solo-CD 2: RUN (Tutl, 2003). RUN is Nordic jazz. Collaboration with Rógvi á Rógvu.

As composer and singer Unn participates in additional 27 Faroese releases.  Unn has performed with groups and soloists such as : Enekk, Eivør, Teitur, Guðrið Hansdóttir , Katrina Petersen... and many more.