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.

Calendar

Fri, Aug. 1
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Levin/Schley Harp Duo
Fellow harper Carol Levin and I collectively play three harps (two acoustic, one electric) and improvise with objects and electronics.
HD67 Space
6701 Greenwood Ave N. Seattle, WA
Fri, Aug. 8
Private Event
Bernardo wedding
@ Treehouse Point
Issaquah, WA
Sat, Oct. 4
Private Event
Saulnier Wedding
@ Arctic Club
Seattle, WA
Sat, Oct. 4
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)

Go to the Calendar Page for more performances and events.

Blog

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
What have I been doing this past month? A month in the life of this mama musician looks something like this: Wednesday - Bought a violin bow. It was a hot day. Zephyr didn’t want to go to the music store, but then I couldn’t get her to leave. …
April 15th
What’s going on Tuesdays? Next month, May 20th, my long time friend and collaborator, Julie Baldridge, and I are playing violin and harp duets. This is a Private Concert at a Women Only Spa, The Hothouse. Live music soundtrack to a relaxing soak! …
March 10th
Inspired by the recent host of the AWP in Seattle, I’m revisiting some poems. These two poems were published last summer in RASP Anthology A Blessing (Sunflower) May you continue to give graces And bloom again next year. The bride will want to see y…