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.

Thumbtack Best Pro of 2015


Fri, Jun. 3
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Garden House Concert presents: The Daphnes
Garden House Concert Series Presents: The Daphnes with The Blue Janes Facebook Event Page 8pm - tickets $6-$10 available on Brown Paper Tickets, all ages. Visit this gorgeous Victorian manor on Beacon Hill for a female heavy performance night!
The Garden House
2336 15th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98114
Thu, Jun. 9
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Harp + Violin Duets
@ Neiman Marcus jewelery department
The Bravern
11111 NE 8th Street - Bellevue, WA 98004
Fri, Jun. 10
8:00PM - 10:00PM
The Daphnes
The Daphnes return to Seattle's swankiest hotel! Join us in The Fireside Lounge - Free with purchase of food or drink, all ages.
The Sorrento Hotel
900 Madison St, Seattle
Sat, Jun. 18
Private Event
Harp + Piano Duets
Playing a wedding reception @Canlis with Josh Rawlings on piano
Seattle, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.

Blogging Harpist

March 29th
Edith Piaf made La Vie En Rose one of the most memorable French songs of the 20th Century. This is my solo harp version. Enjoy! The post La Vie En Rose appeared first on Music + Poetry.
February 18th
Peak season for weddings starts in June and wedding ceremony locations in WA State are abundant. Having lived in Seattle for 15 years, I have many favorite locations to play wedding ceremony music. I also planned my own wedding here in 2008. As a wed…
February 16th
Here’s a new ditty for the day: Fire & Ice. This solo harp excerpt is from a longer vocal and multi-instrumental track I’m working on. Today, I have only a few hours to record and I wanted to hear some instant results! I started writing th…
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 …