Zachary Paul (b. 1995) is a violinist and composer currently located in New York. His work explores the boundaries of perception, the invocation of trance states, and the juxtaposition of stasis and movement. In live performance, he builds lush soundscapes via improvisation, representing his immediate experience & surrounding space. His work draws from a long lineage of artists exploring sustained tones within organic performance, including Tony Conrad, Pauline Oliveros, and La Monte Young. Zachary has released music on Touch, The Tapeworm, Never Content, Preserved Sound, and Illuminated Paths.