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, Sep. 20
12:00PM - 2:00PM
More Songs About Animals!
If you missed the first Ball of Wax Children's Album "Songs About Animals" concert in July, this one will be just as good. Children's Playgarden is an outdoor setting - this will be a great way to wrap up summer!
Childrens Playgarden
1745 24th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98144
Sat, Sep. 27
7:30PM - 10:30PM
A Prime Salon
I am curating a Salon Style event with some of my favorite past collaboraters and friends, honoring my 13th year in Seattle. Music, Poetry, Art.  music with David Milford + Christina Honeycutt poetry by Steve Potter + Stephen Roxborough, art by Stephanie Ashby-Diricco with additional performance by curator Monica Schley and guests BYOB / No Host Bar Please Come! $5-$15
Gallery 1412
1412 18th Ave (Capitol Hill) Seattle
Sat, Oct. 4
Private Event
Saulnier Wedding
@ Arctic Club
Seattle, WA
Fri, Oct. 10
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Harp at Yogalife
In partnership with dancer/yoga instructor Nicole Lobuzzetta at Yogalife I will provide ambient electro-acoustic harp with loops and effects for your cat/cow pleasure!
Yogalife Greenlake
7200 Woodlawn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


September 1st
“Thank you so much for the soulful music. You were a wonderful asset to our performance!” Melissa McCall, teacher at Bright Water School “I like your song list.” Mimi Boothby (mother of the groom) “Thank you very much for pla…
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
Friday - Visited a friend for astrological assistance with clairvoyant tips: Words are not my strong suit right now. I should focus on non-verbal communication like playing music. Fair enough. Thursday - Motherhood at the beach. We had a picnic of hummus …