Tara Creme is a composer with a distinctive voice, who has scored over 30 films. She has collaborated with a range of filmmakers, artists and theatre directors from the UK and beyond, composing original music for a diverse range of award-winning work.
Tara writes for large- scale orchestral and choral ensembles, as well as smaller forces. She specialises in recording with live musicians, but has also written many electronic and sample-based scores, and has an incresasing interest in combining the two.
Tara has scored several features including recently: Seahorse (Grain Media/Glimmer Films/BBC Storyville) and My Friend the Polish Girl (Warsaw Pact films).
Television work includes Alexis, she’s my Brother (Tigerlily, Channel 4/A+E), Addicted to Love (Mentorn/BBC), and Muslim School (Rise Films/Channel 4).
She has scored numerous award-winning shorts including recently Phyllida for Phyllida Barlow’s Royal Academy exhibition (Third Channel/Peacock Pictures/Hauser and Firth), Abdullah and Leilah (Resource Productions) and the Cannes Semaine de la Critiques winner Crocodile (Life to Live).
Her score for Cosima Spender’s documentary Life and Death on Exmoor won her a Mention Speciale du Jury at Poitiers short film festival.
Tara has had her concert music performed in venues across the UK and includes an oboe concerto for the RPO’s John Anderson, conducted by Dominic McCongical. Most recently her Suite for Prepared Piano was performed by Kamilla Arku for Borough New Music Festival.
Tara also composes for theatre, including for productions Something Somatic (TheatreScience), People are Messy (Theatre of Debate) and most recently a bombastic score for King Charles III (Tower Theatre). She has also worked with artists to create several visual art/music collaboarative pieces.
She is currently composing a second volume of prepared piano works, an oratorio on the life of Joan of Arc, and has just begun scoring a new documentary film.
She lives and works in London, UK.