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.


Fri, Oct. 3
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Garden House Concert
I am opening up for The Melbatones - "A quirky and original neo-world music for acoustic quartet": David Milford, violin; Stephen Fandrich, piano; Geoff Harper, bass; Greg Campbell, drums. Event Page Here
The Garden House
2336 15th Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98144
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
Sat, Oct. 11
Private Event
Corson Wedding
@ Temple De Hirsch Sinai
Seattle, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


September 25th
I’m thrilled about this summer - one of the most gorgeous I recall in Seattle. Now that it’s over, I’m looking back at the studio work I did. Earlier in the summer, I recorded for Ahamefule Oluo’s “Now I’m Fine&rdq…
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…