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.

Now I'm Fine

The Daphnes

The Daphnes EP

The Daphnes EP

Thumbtack Best Pro of 2015 Thumbtack Best of 2016

Calendar

Sun, Dec. 11
Private Event
Memorial Ceremony
@Providence Hospice
Seattle, WA
Fri, Dec. 23
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Healing Harp Tones
This concert of quietude honors the winter solstice and the light within each one of us during the darkness of this season, featuring harp solos and duets with myself and colleague, Motter Snell. ($12 suggested donation - no one turned away for lack of funds)
Interfaith Community Sanctuary
1763 NW 62nd St Seattle, WA 98107
Thu, Feb. 16
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Now I'm Fine w/ Ahamefule Oluo
I am playing in the musical/storytelling Suite "Now I'm Fine" with comedian/musician, Ahamefule Oluo 
Univ. of Maryland
Fri, Feb. 17
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Now I'm Fine w/ Ahamefule Oluo
I am playing in the musical/storytelling Suite "Now I'm Fine" with comedian/musician, Ahamefule Oluo 
Univ. of Maryland

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.

Blogging Harpist

December 5th
‘Tis the Season! I have Christmas harp music for sale, my CD 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, …
November 1st
I like learning new songs. Many brides request special songs for their ceremony and I’m always happy to accommodate. That said, I have a pretty large repertoire already, with songs that are tested and true. You can read my most popularly played wedd…
September 27th
Autumn means organization, or at least to some people it does! I've just compiled a concise bibliography of selected publications and posted them to my website (Recordings & Writing). The post Poetry & Essay Bibliography appeared first on Music +…
July 13th
My trio, The Daphnes, has just released a self-titled EP on Bandcamp. Please listen. Its cheap to buy! This summer, we have played at Seattle’s hippest historic hotel, The Sorrento; and the modern glass exhibit at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden &…
June 14th
This post was originally published at Pyragraph and is reposted here with kind permission. A year ago I quit my day job. It was easy to make the announcement and write the first part of my story, because I was excited! However, writing this foll…