The dutch clarinettist TARA BOUMAN studied with Piet Honingh and was a student of Suzanne Stephens. As a soloist and chamber musician she has performed in many international venues - throughout Europe, in Mexico and in the United States.
She started her career playing mainly contemporary music, which then took her to the field of improvisation, where her main focus lies now.
Tara Bouman founded with Markus Stockhausen the duo “Moving Sounds”. She plays regularly with percussionist Stephan Froleyks and performs in duo with storyteller Regina Sommer. Other musical partners are: pianist Fabrizio Ottaviucci, double bass player Stefano Scodanibbio and percussionist Mark Nauseef.
As a soloist she has worked with composers such as Isabel Mundry, Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Kurtag and Roderik de Man.
In cooperation with DeutschlandRadio the Cologne Label Aktivraum published in 2003 her first CD with new music: Contemporary.
In 2004 the CD "Thinking about" followed, played by Moving Sounds.