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UK Based Musicians Wanted for Cruise Ship Live Auditions

UK Based Musicians Wanted for Cruise Ship Live Auditions

London, UK. Apply from all UK.
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We are currently recruiting UK musicians to participate in Live Auditions for a leading international cruise line. Successful applicants could see themselves playing onboard luxury cruise ships, whose itineraries include The Caribbean, Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, South America, and more.

Typical contract length: 4-10 months, depending on the position
Competitive salaries
Flights, accommodation, and meals included

APPLY AS A SOLOIST:
Guitar Vocalist | Piano Bar Entertainer | DJ

APPLY AS A GROUP:
Country Duo | Electric String Trio | Acoustic & Tracked Mainstream Duo

APPLY ON YOUR OWN TO BE PART OF THE SHIP'S SHOWBAND:
Drums | Bass Guitar | Keys | Guitar |Saxophone | Trombone | Trumpet | Lead Vocals

Applicants must submit promotional photos, biography, setlist & showreel for consideration

Original dates (subject to change due to COVID-19)

Audition Date:
London, UK: 28 February 2020

Job payment

Paid - Competitive monthly salary

Expenses paid - Cruise line provides all flights, accommodation & meals. Cruise line reimburses for applicable visa fees. Free basic health care provided onboard.


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Guitar Vocalist

A talented entertainer with equally strong skills as a vocalist & guitarist. Strong showmanship skills!Repertoire of min. 200 songs.A good mix of mainstream Top 40, classic rock, sing-alongs, country, folk, crowd-pleasers.Demonstrated ability to perform completely acoustic or with tasteful support from harmonizers, loopers & other similar effects. Experience playing on cruise ships, resorts, hotels, pubs, bars & high traffic tourist areas. Fluent in English & familiar with US culture and humor.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Mainstream Duo

2 talented entertainers with strong skills as singers and instrumentalists.Performs with tracks containing high-quality samples and sequences.Vast & varied repertoire of min. 250 songs (American songbook standards, ballroom dancing material, American Top 40 pop & rock covers, 1940s to now) Engage with an audience, get them off their seats & dancing the night away.Experience playing on cruise ships, in hotels, or similar establishments. Fluent in English and familiar with US culture and humor.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Bass Guitarist

Excellent sight-reader. Advanced musical proficiency in many genres (jazz, blues, Motown, funk, Latin, pop, rock)Musically educated.Can learn music by ear & perform from memory. Backing vocalist experience preferred.Knows how to use technology (amp modelers, effects & synthesizers) in performance, & the discipline necessary to accurately prepare and perform cover tunes. Applicable experience in theatre pit orchestras, wedding/bar bands, etc. Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

  • Bass Guitar ability: Expert

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Drummer

Excellent sight-reader. Advanced musical proficiency in many genres (jazz, blues, Motown, funk, Latin, pop, rock)Musically educated.Can learn music by ear & perform from memory. Backing vocalist experience preferred.Knows how to use technology (amp modelers, effects & synthesizers) in performance, & the discipline necessary to accurately prepare and perform cover tunes. Applicable experience in theatre pit orchestras, wedding/bar bands, etc. Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

  • Drumming ability: Expert

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Guitarist

Excellent sight-reader. Advanced musical proficiency in many genres (jazz, blues, Motown, funk, Latin, pop, rock)Musically educated.Can learn music by ear & perform from memory. Backing vocalist experience preferred.Knows how to use technology (amp modelers, effects & synthesizers) in performance, & the discipline necessary to accurately prepare and perform cover tunes. Applicable experience in theatre pit orchestras, wedding/bar bands, etc. Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

  • Guitar ability: Expert

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Keyboard Players

Excellent sight-reader. Advanced musical proficiency in many genres (jazz, blues, Motown, funk, Latin, pop, rock)Musically educated.Can learn music by ear & perform from memory. Backing vocalist experience preferred.Knows how to use technology (amp modelers, effects & synthesizers) in performance, & the discipline necessary to accurately prepare and perform cover tunes. Applicable experience in theatre pit orchestras, wedding/bar bands, etc. Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

  • Keyboard ability: Expert

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Saxophone Players

Developed altissimo is preferred.Tenor as a primary horn with professional-level Alto proficiency required. Proficiency with Soprano & Baritone sax is a plus! Proficient in tone, articulation, dynamics, and phrasing comparable to University-level education or higher.Advanced improvisational, sight-reading & transposition skills.Related experience in wedding/bar bands, alongside DJs, pit bands,etc.Can quickly and effortlessly memorize music under tight timelines.Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Trombone Players

Range: must include at least down to a low E and up to a high C or beyond. Proficiency in tone, articulation, dynamics, and phrasing comparable to University-level education or higher. Advanced improvisational, sight-reading & transposition skills. Knowledge of Top 40 music styles from the 1960s through today. Related experience in wedding/bar bands, alongside DJs, pit bands, etc. Can quickly and effortlessly memorize music under tight timelines. Proficiency in the English

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Trumpet Players

Players with strong experience as a split Lead/2nd player are required. Flugelhorn proficiency is a plus! Proficient in tone, articulation, dynamics, and phrasing comparable to University-level education or higher.Advanced improvisational, sight-reading & transposition skills.Related experience in wedding/bar bands, alongside DJs, pit bands,etc.Can quickly and effortlessly memorize music under tight timelines.Proficiency in English.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Piano Bar Entertainer

A talented musician that demonstrates strong skills as a piano/vocal entertainer. Repertoire containing at least 250) classic piano bar songs, including sing-alongs. Plays completely acoustically - no tracks. Related performing experience on cruise ships, piano bars and/or dueling piano bars. Demonstrated ability to render high energy, interactive and engaging performances.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Country Duo

A musically talented duo consisting of two, talented country-influenced entertainers that demonstrate strong skills as singers and instrumentalists (preferably at least 1 member performing on guitar).Perform completely acoustic and/or with tracks containing high-quality samples and sequences.Setlist of at least 200 songs incl. a large percentage of country music ranging from old-time classics to contemporary hits.Authentically represent the sound and look of a contemporary country artist/group.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Electric String Trio

Electric String Trios take their performances to new heights with an eclectic mix of classics, Broadway showstoppers and American Top 40 Hits from the 1960s through today, all beautifully orchestrated and presented using harmonizers, loopers and other cool effects.Instrumentation: [Violin + Violin + Violin] or [Violin + Violin + Viola] No cello.Outgoing and flexible personalities.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

Lead Vocalist

Talented and dynamic lead vocalist to front the ship's showband (shared with a female vocalist) and transport your audiences to several different musical eras ranging from the sounds of Motown to the top club hits of today and everything in between. Preferable range: tenor

Male, aged 21 to 35

Applications closed 22 February 2020.

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