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.


Wed, Sep. 3
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Preferred Vendor Showcase
@ Monte Cristo Ballroom
Everett, WA
Sat, Sep. 6
Private Event
Adair wedding
@ Hollywood Schoolhouse
Woodinville, WA
Sat, Sep. 27
7:00PM - 11:00PM
Prime Salon
I am curating a Salon Style event with some of my favorite past collaboraters and friends, honoring my 13th year in Seattle. 
Gallery 1412
Seattle (Capitol Hill)
Sat, Oct. 4
Private Event
Saulnier Wedding
@ Arctic Club
Seattle, WA

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.


September 1st
“Thank you so much for the soulful music. You were a wonderful asset to our performance!” Melissa McCall, teacher at Bright Water School “I like your song list.” Mimi Boothby (mother of the groom) “Thank you very much for pla…
August 4th
This week I started playing harp at Highline Hospital in Burien. There, I play music at the bedside of patients on the surgery unit, either in pre- or  post- operation. Therapeutic beside music is live acoustic music, played or sung, specifically tai…
June 8th
Julie Baldridge and I recorded a handful of song last spring on my birthday this year. She’s a violinist friend I’ve been playing with for a decade, but she recently moved to San Francisco. We hadn’t played together for quite a while, bu…
May 28th
Friday - Visited a friend for astrological assistance with clairvoyant tips: Words are not my strong suit right now. I should focus on non-verbal communication like playing music. Fair enough. Thursday - Motherhood at the beach. We had a picnic of hummus …