Pauline Kim Harris is a Grammy-nominated artist who engages in classical to the experimental/avant-garde. Since recording John Zorns tour de force solo violin work ” Passagen" for Tzadik in 2012, choreographer Pam Tanowitz created a duet named after the piece with Pauline playing onstage. Premiered at the Joyce Theater in 2013, it was also presented by Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the Chicago Dance Company. As the first violinist of the Alchemy String Quartet, she completed a European tour in the "Zorn @60" concerts in London, Gent, North Sea and Warsaw, as well as at the Lincoln Center Festival, the Miller Theater and the Metropolitan Museum in New York City. She is member of the S.E.M Ensemble, Ostravska Banda, O.B. SQ, Ensemble LPR, the Wordless Music Orchestra and the "enterprising violin duo" String Noise. As Music Director of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, she toured the US, Germany, France and Holland as well as performing with the Orion String Quartet at The Joyce Theater for the 30th Year Anniversary Celebration. She gave the southeast asian premiere of John Zorns "Contes de Fees" with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra. In September, new collaborative work with sound artist Gordon Monahan, "A Note And Its Lifetime" will premiere on the Floating Library in NYC on the Hudson River (Pier 25) aboard the Lilac Museum Steamship.
Pauline most recently performed as a soloist in the LIVE screening of “There Will Be Blood” with Jonny Greenwood and the Wordless Music Orchestra at the United Palace Theatre in New York City. She will be releasing her first feature album /SHäˈkôn/ which will highlight the Bach Chaconne and four new works inspired by the Chaconne by Spencer Topel, John King, Elizabeth Hoffman and Yoon-Ji Lee. Pauline Kim Harris was in the final masterclass of Jascha Heifetz.