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, Sep. 4
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Solo Harp
Art opening music! Join me for by collage artist Sara Braken's show "What Is Holy?" in the pretty Seward Pk Cafe Vita 
Cafe Vita (Seward Park)
5028 Wilson Ave S, Seattle
Fri, Sep. 11
Private Event
Solo Harp
Eastside Baha'i Center
Bellevue, WA
Sat, Sep. 12
2:00PM - 3:00PM
The Daphnes at Beacon Arts
My band The Daphnes (Julie Baldridge; violin and Nate Omdal; bass)  will play at Beacon Hill Arts Festival
Seattle, WA (Beacon Hill)
Mon, Sep. 14
8:00AM - 2:30AM
WA Home Care Assoc.
WA Home Care Association show 'Blooming with the Boomers' for healthcare professionals and people who care about the aging population. I will be playing and talking about therapeutic bedside music.
Lynnwood Convention Center
Lynnwood, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


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…
July 3rd
Admittedly, I’m not the greatest at capturing the moment while out gigging. I could do better at photo cataloguing, because I always feel like I’m so lucky to play the most interesting variety of shows, performances, and private concerts! But,…
May 22nd
Three years in the making, and I am now officially a Certified Therapeutic Musician! Therapeutic music is live music played at the bedside, where the musician responds to immediate needs of the patient. Vibrations of harp stings applied therapeutically ca…