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, Mar. 7
7:30PM - 10:30PM
The Daphnes Debut Concert
My new project! I'm so excited about my all female band. We play original songs, written by yours truely. The Daphnes are: Monica Schley, harp/vocal; Julie Baldridge, violin; Lori Goldston, cello; Anne Matthews, vocal
The Sorrento Hotel
900 Madison St, Seattle
Thu, Mar. 12
9:00PM - 11:30PM
Women in Music Concert
Egans Presents: Women in Music The Daphnes: Monica Schley, harp/vocal; Julie Baldridge, violin; Lori Goldston, cello; Anne Matthews, vocal AND Syrinx Effect: Naomi Siegel, trombone; Kate Olson, saxophone  
Egans Ballard Jam House
1707 NW Market St. (Ballard)
Sat, May. 23
Private Event
Dao Wedding
@ Monte Cristo Ballroom
Everett, WA
Sat, Jul. 4
Private Event
Chi Wedding
harp/cello duet @Newcastle Golf Club
Newcastle, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


February 11th
DISCLAIMER: I am writing this post to spell out the logic of my negative thought patterns and debunk them. Every musician has heard it. “Don’t quit your day job.” Yeah? What was that? I just did. Let me say that again: I QUIT. MY DAY JO…
February 7th
I am so excited about my new project, an all-female band of all-star proportions! The Daphnes will be playing our debut concert at the swanky Sorrento Hotel on March 7th. We’ll be playing 2 sets of original material starting at 7:30pm. The Daphnes a…
January 6th
I will be playing this coming Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Seattle Wedding Show. You can find me from 12:30 - 2:00pm playing at the top of the escalators on the 4th floor, next to the entrance ticket booth. All wedding couples who book me before January 31st …
January 1st
I guess I’m one of those people who like a Top 10 List - what can I say? 2014 was a pretty decent year. It had some fun pockets of rising high, but it also had the plunges. These may not be the best photos of the year literally, but the sentiments t…