Harpist, Monica Schley

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, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles, Ahamefule J. Oluo 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.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

"Now I'm Fine" at the Moore Theatre


Thumbtack Best Pro of 2015


Wed, Feb. 24
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Healing Harp Tones
Join me for a 47-minute guided meditation through the chakras. The session is a tonal attunement on the 7 chakras, each lasting for approximately 7-min. I will blend therapeutic harp techniques, voice, guided imagery and hand mudras. $12 Tickets here
East West Bookshop
6407 - 12th Ave NE, Seattle
Sat, Mar. 12
Private Event
Ramon wedding
South Seattle
Sat, Apr. 2
8:00PM - 10:30PM
Now I'm Fine
Back by popular demand and with accolades from NPR's This American Life, Now I'm Fine is the powerful monologue + musical show created by The Honorable Chief Ahamefule Olue w/music co-written by okanamode. Do not miss this show in Seattle - it is ONE NIGHT ONLY!
The Moore
Seattle (downtown)
Fri, May. 6
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Artist Talk and Performance
Rose Schnizer Manor
Portland, OR

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.

Blogging Harpist

January 22nd
I just returned home to Seattle after a week of playing music in New York. I play harp in Ahamefule Oluo’s monologue/musical, Now I’m Fine. Words cannot describe the amazing week we had performing across the country! For me, something about it…
December 20th
My trio, The Daphnes, just finished our best show yet at the Sunset Tavern this week! The good news continues. Now you can hear a live performance of The Daphnes without leaving the comforts of your home! The holiday season is a crazy-busy time. You want …
November 28th
‘Tis the Season! I have a Christmas music CD for sale, Harp Carols.   “Harp Carols” is a collection of ancient noels on solo harp and features clarinetist Rosalyn DeRoos on the last song. Except for two pieces, all songs are tr…
November 19th
“Thank you so much for the soulful music. You were a wonderful asset to our performance!” Melissa McCall (teacher at Bright Water School) “Your spiritual, haunting harp and vocals are great!” – June Sekiguchi (curator) &ldquo…
November 1st
Previously published in With A Little Help, Inc. blog with kind permission by author Sarel Rowe. “My work as a therapeutic harpist is a service and not a performance. I don’t expect any kind of recognition,” multi-talented Seattle musici…