The Swedish composer, violinist and performance artist Stefan Pöntinen has created music for various chamber constellations and orchestras but also worked in close connection to the multi art scene, with visual artists, theatre and dance. His music has been performed throughout Europe,
in India and US.

In 1986 he moved to Malmö to study violin at the College of Music at Lund University where his teacher was the famous Hungarian violinist Endre Wolf.