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

Harp Carols

Harp Carols CD

Thumbtack Best Pro of 2015 Thumbtack Best of 2016

Calendar

Fri, Feb. 10
Private Event
Solo Harp
@Horizon House
Seattle, WA
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
Fri, Feb. 24
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Healing Harp Tones
Lunchtime concert will feature harp and voice. I'll be playing original compositions infused with classical, folk and Celtic origins, with a focus on the healing aspects of music. This concert is intended to be a relaxing, stress-free atmosphere in which listeners can come as they are. 
Seattle City Hall
601 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.

Blogging Harpist

December 12th
This post was originally published at Pyragraph and is reposted here with kind permission. Half of success is attitude, right? You’ve got your skills honed, now how about addressing that glass-is-half-empty perspective? You know it’s…
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 &…