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, Apr. 25
Private Event
O'Brien Wedding
@ Volunteer Park Conservetory
Seattle, WA
Thu, May. 1
Private Event
Recording Session
in the sudio with the amazing Ahamafule Oluo
Seattle, WA
Sun, May. 11
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Harp + Piano Duets
@ Overlake Country Club with Josh Rawlings classically groovy music for Mother's Day
Bellevue, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


April 15th
What’s going on Tuesdays? Next month, May 20th, my long time friend and collaborator, Julie Baldridge, and I are playing violin and harp duets. This is a Private Concert at a Women Only Spa, The Hothouse. Live music soundtrack to a relaxing soak! …
March 10th
Inspired by the recent host of the AWP in Seattle, I’m revisiting some poems. These two poems were published last summer in RASP Anthology A Blessing (Sunflower) May you continue to give graces And bloom again next year. The bride will want to see y…
February 11th
This time of year, brides and grooms are planning their special day for the summertime and asking me for harp music. What songs are good at the wedding? Traditional? Classical songs that don’t sound like the “greatest hits”? Pop songs? J…
January 9th
Sometimes, I write fan mail. Yes, I do! Who doesn’t like positive vibrations? Last year I wrote to Regina Specktor. No response. Of course, I don’t really expect to hear back from these busy full-time artists that don’t know me. That&rsq…