Monica Schley Harpist

Monica Schley is a classically trained Seattle harpist who freelances in many styles: new music, chamber, improvisational, avant garde, jazz and rock. She has worked with Butch Morris, Evan Flory-Barnes, Jherek Bischoff, Masada, Jesse Sykes, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles and Kanye West. She is available for private engagements, weddings, recording, live performance, funerals and harp instruction.


Sat, Aug. 23
Private Event
Saybrook University graduation ceremony
@Cedarbrook Lodge
Seattle, WA
Wed, Sep. 3
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Preferred Vendor Showcase
@ Monte Cristo Ballroom
Everett, WA
Sat, Sep. 6
Private Event
Adair wedding
@ Hollywood Schoolhouse
Woodinville, WA
Sat, Sep. 27
7:00PM - 11:00PM
Prime Salon
I am curating a Salon Style event with some of my favorite past collaboraters and friends, honoring my 13th year in Seattle. 
Gallery 1412
Seattle (Capitol Hill)

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


August 4th
This week I started playing harp at Highline Hospital in Burien. There, I play music at the bedside of patients on the surgery unit, either in pre- or  post- operation. Therapeutic beside music is live acoustic music, played or sung, specifically tai…
June 8th
Julie Baldridge and I recorded a handful of song last spring on my birthday this year. She’s a violinist friend I’ve been playing with for a decade, but she recently moved to San Francisco. We hadn’t played together for quite a while, bu…
May 28th
What have I been doing this past month? A month in the life of this mama musician looks something like this: Wednesday - Bought a violin bow. It was a hot day. Zephyr didn’t want to go to the music store, but then I couldn’t get her to leave. …
April 15th
What’s going on Tuesdays? Next month, May 20th, my long time friend and collaborator, Julie Baldridge, and I are playing violin and harp duets. This is a Private Concert at a Women Only Spa, The Hothouse. Live music soundtrack to a relaxing soak! …