Monica Schley Harpist

Monica Schley is Seattle's most versatile harpist. Classically-trained, she freelances in many styles: new music, chamber, improvisational, avant garde, jazz and rock. She leads a modern chamber pop trio, The Daphnes, and 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. As a Certified Clinical Musician, she plays for hospitals and hospice.


Sat, Oct. 17
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Harp Day!
American Harp Society - Seattle Chapter is celebrating Harp Day with workshops and concerts. I am co-leading a class with fellow harpist Carol Levin on 'The Joys and Terrors if Improvisation' from 10-11:30. But the event is going on all day! Open to the public.
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
3604 NE 10th Ct, Renton, WA 98056
Sat, Oct. 24
Private Event
Memorial Ceremony
@Saltys on Alki
West Seattle
Tue, Nov. 3
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Harpy Hour at Stone Way Cafe
Happy Hour + Live Harp Music = Harpy Hour! 4-6pm. $1off drinks.
Stone Way Cafe
3510 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA
Thu, Nov. 12
4:30PM - 6:30PM
Harp + Violin Duets
Art Opening w/live music @ The Ida Culver House (Ravenna) - Open to the Public
Ida Culver House (Ravenna)
2315 NE 65th St. Seattle, 98115

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


September 16th
I am a Certified Therapeutic Musician. You might ask, what is therapeutic music? And where is it used? You can read the answers to these questions, hear what this kind of music sounds like and more, at my Therapeutic Healing Page Here.
September 14th
I am recording an album! I’m so thrilled to be working on my first full-length album of original songs. Entitled, ‘Keep the Night Dark’, this work is a 12-track album reflective of many musical styles: waltz, jazz, Indian raga, ambient d…
September 2nd
Collage artist Sara Bracken has invited me to play for her art show, Friday Sept 4th.  ‘What Is Holy?’ Art Opening 5:00 – 8:00pm Caffe Vita (Seward Park) 5028 Wilson Ave S. Seattle, WA I will be playing a set of solo harp songs from…
August 24th
Enough already. That’s what you’re thinking, right? Everyone wants to have 150 thumbs up and 1000 likes! Well, I guess that makes me no different. I just want to make sure someone out there’s reading my posts : ) Here I am, waiving my ha…
August 13th
I do work performing, teaching, accompanying, and recording. Another service I offer is house concerts! Frequently, I play in either a private person’s house (concert style) or for a fundraiser (in a home or venue). Live harp music can spr…