E Pluribus Flutum

E Pluribus Flutum is a joyous celebration of the unity and creativity of the flute community. Featuring folk tunes and dances as well as a finale written for the occasion by Katherine Hoover, this 10-minute set of pieces for up to 100 dancing flutists is inspired by the Beijing Olympics, Busby Berkeley musicals and flash mob dancing.  Conceived of and created by Zara Lawler.  With music by Katherine Hoover.


EPF in NYC. Photo by Dave Ackerman.

E Pluribus Flutum is an exciting performance piece for flute choirs, student groups, and professionals alike.  It can be performed in its entirety, or in part, and is adaptable for groups of 8 to 100 flutists.  The music is simple yet interesting, and is enjoyed by players of all levels.  Preparing E Pluribus Flutum is a fun project that builds team spirit in any group, and gently encourages players to new heights of performance.

Please contact Lawler directly about how to put on a performance of E Pluribus Flutum.

You can also visit the Music & Moves page to see the preparation materials, and read about the New York performance in Flute, the magazine of the British Flute Society.

E Pluribus Flutum was created for performances in the summer of 2011:

EPF in NYC: Photo by Dave Ackerman

















E Pluribus Flutum has 4 movements, but each movement can be performed by itself, to suit the needs of your ensemble.  There have been two performances of excerpts of E Pluribus Flutum:



  • 15 May 2011: New York Flute Club Ensembles Program, Bloomingdale School of Music,  NY, NY
  • July 2011:  Great Lakes Suzuki Flute Institute, Hamilton, Ontario
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