Born into a family of Dutch musicians Laura grew up in Germany. Aged four she was marvelled by the idea of playing the violin and started lessons with her father, violinist Radboud Oomens. Eight years later Herman Krebbers accepted her as one of his youngest students and he taught her up until it was time for conservatory in 1998.
Laura continued her studies in Berlin at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Uwe-Martin Haiberg, where she graduated in 2003 with distinction. She finished her studies off by obtaining a Master of Music Performance in London with David Takeno.
From 2002 to 2007 Laura was a regular guest in various German orchestras, like the Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester Hamburg. Subsequently Laura played in smaller ensembles like the Kammerakademie Potsdam and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
From 2007 Laura was a first violinist of the Residentie Orchestra Den Haag for three years, in the last year as second concertmaster.
In 2009 Laura became the artistic director of the Unison Chamber Music Festival in Sangerhausen, founded by her and a business partner. This festival celebrated two beautiful editions.
Her love for chambermusic brought Laura to IMS Prussia Cove, the Gaia Music Festival and various festivals in the Netherlands.
Between 2012 and 2016 Laura was the second violinist of the Vespucci Quartet which launched its Debut CD in 2015.
Since 2012 Laura has been a member of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra. She also appears as guest leader with other ensembles.
With her own series 'Close–up Classics' Laura programs and organises chambermusic concerts in versatile combinaties at unusual locations and venues. In the season of 2020/ 2021these concerts were presented under the name of one-and-a-half-metre-concerts for the period in which social distancing was a requirement for public health.
Her coaching practice is intended for musicians seaking new inspiration and technical as well as musical development.
In the summer of 2022 the “Oomens Trio” played iets debut during a series of concerts in Munich, Germany. It was a musical encounter amongst her father, violinist Radboud Oomens and her sister, cellist Andrea Millett where Laura appeared as a violist.
Furthermore the first two editions of CONNECT! took place, a connective music-event in Haarlem, initiated and brought into the world by Laura.
In 2023 there will be a third edition of CONNECT!
Laura loves playing on a stunning Joseph Gagliano from 1779, kindly lent to her by the Dutch Instruments Foundation. The recently purchased viola was manufacturen by Ritz Iwata from Amstelveen. The violabow was made by Daniël Ter Berg and is also granted by the Dutch Instruments Foundation.