Flutist Romana Goumare is a freelancer in orchestras like the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Münchner Philharmoniker, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra, The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Münchner Symphoniker, Münchener Kammerorchester, Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic and Dutch National Ballet Orchestra Amsterdam. She worked with renowned conductors like Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, Semyon Bychkov, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Franz Welser-Möst, Reinbert de Leeuw and Frans Brüggen. During her studies Romana was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of The Netherlands, UBS Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.

Born in Amsterdam, Romana graduated from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague as a student of Eline van Esch in 2001. Scholarships from the VSB Council and the Fund for Performing Arts enabled her to pursue further studies with Michael Cox, Kate Hill and Keith Bragg at The Royal Academy of Music in London. She obtained her masterdiploma with distinction and was awarded the Irene Burcher Memorial Prize for the best woodwind examination in 2002. Romana attended in masterclasses with Janos Balint, Sebastian Bell, William Bennett, Emily Beynon, Robert Dick, Wilbert Hazelzet, Jaime Martin, Patricia Morris and Jacques Zoon. At the age of 12 she made her first appearance on national television as a soloist for the National Youth Orchestra of The Netherlands.

In the chamber music field Romana works regularly with pianists Ani Avramova and Femke de Graaf. Together with the Darius Ensemble she performed in the Netherlands' most important musical centres in the context of the Debut Series.

She performed in festivals like The BBC Proms, Edinburgh Festival, Luzern Festival, Verbier Festival, Kurtag Festival, Salzbürger Festspiele, Holland Festival, Grachtenfestival, during the European Platform for Young Musicians in Brussels and in concert halls like The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Berliner Philharmonie, Royal Albert Hall in London and Musikverein in Vienna.