Monica Schley Harpist

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, Jesse Sykes, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles 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.

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Sat, Dec. 5
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Harp + Violin Duets
Art Opening w/live music @ The Ida Culver House (Ravenna) - Open to the Public
Ida Culver House (Ravenna)
2315 NE 65th St. Seattle, 98115
Sun, Dec. 6
Private Event
Fusch wedding
harp + cello duets @St. Paul's Church
Port Gamble, WA
Sat, Dec. 12
12:30PM - 3:00PM
Woodhouse Holiday Baazar
A wine tasting, holiday bazaar, music event + selling my holiday CD Harp Carols
Woodhouse Wine Estates
Woodinville, WA
Tue, Dec. 15
8:00PM - 11:45PM
The Daphnes in Concert
The Daphnes play with Ivory Smith and Goatgirl
The Sunset Tavern

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


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…
October 20th
This post was originally published at Pyragraph and is reposted here with kind permission. She nursed on the muse at first, then became her own mother —Erica Jong, from Self-Portrait Four years ago, I was digging deep into the music world …
September 16th
I am a Certified Therapeutic Musician. You might ask, what is therapeutic music? And where is it used? You can read the answers to these questions, hear what this kind of music sounds like and more, at my Therapeutic Healing Page Here. The post What is Th…
September 14th
I am recording an album! I’m so thrilled to be working on my first full-length album of original songs. Entitled, ‘Keep the Night Dark’, this work is a 12-track album reflective of many musical styles: waltz, jazz, Indian raga, ambient d…