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Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, saxophones
Frode Haltli, accordion
Håkon Thelin, double bass

POING started playing together in 1999, and has since then been one of the leading ensembles for contemporary music in Scandinavia, with more then 40 first performances by European and Asian composers. They have played in clubs and concert halls in most European countries, the US as well as in China and Japan. In 2009 POING was selected “Performer of the Year” by the Norwegian Society of Composers.