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.


Sat, Feb. 7
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Two harps and Neil Welch (saxophone) at the 30th SIMF
Chapel Performance Space
Good Sheppherd Center
Sat, Feb. 21
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Venice is Sinking Ball
This masked harpist will play for a highly costumed ball in the "let them eat cake room" with a Marie Antoinette look-alike sidekick. Venice is Sinking FB page. Advance tickets encourgaged.
ACT Theatre
700 Union St. (downtown) Seattle
Sat, May. 23
Private Event
Dao Wedding
@ Monte Cristo Ballroom
Everett, WA
Sat, Jul. 4
Private Event
Chi Wedding
harp/cello duet @Newcastle Golf Club
Newcastle, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


January 6th
I will be playing this coming Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Seattle Wedding Show. You can find me from 12:30 - 2:00pm playing at the top of the escalators on the 4th floor, next to the entrance ticket booth. All wedding couples who book me before January 31st …
January 1st
I guess I’m one of those people who like a Top 10 List - what can I say? 2014 was a pretty decent year. It had some fun pockets of rising high, but it also had the plunges. These may not be the best photos of the year literally, but the sentiments t…
November 29th
There is much to be thankful for, and three things I’ve got gratitude for are these upcoming concerts. The month kicks off with a big 4-day show! 1. Now I’m Fine Thurs Dec 3 - Sun Dec 7 tickets and more info at On The Boards $25 DEC 4 - 6,…
November 4th
Last year, I released a full-length album “Harp Carols” for the Christmas season. This is an album dedicated to my mother Nancy, who had been asking for something like this from me for over a decade - what a wait! I’ll be performing the …