Live Auditions for Cruise Ship Musicians

Live Auditions for Cruise Ship Musicians

Monday, 10 September 2018 (All day) to Saturday, 15 September 2018 (All day)

Premier Entertainment Ireland is currently recruiting musicians to audition for a prominent international cruise line.

Live Audition Dates:
10 & 12 September 2018 - Manchester, UK
14 & 15 September 2018 - Cork, Ireland

The cruise line sails to vacation destinations all around the world and is offering placement for the following musicians:

> House Band Musicians - Guitar | Bass | Keys | Drums Saxophone | Trumpet | Trombone
Think Broadway meets a state of the art recording studio. House Band musicians are highly skilled players with world-class resumes. All house band musicians are excellent sight readers who have theater, concert, studio and stage experience.

> 4-6 Piece Party Bands
Party Bands are the core of the live music nightlife onboard and must bring a high-level of commercial entertainment product onboard. Party Bands must have a large and diverse musical repertoire, as they accompany various themed events (Country, Disco, 50's, 60's, etc) and perform multiple showcase sets in the main lounge.

> Irish Folk/ Trad Duos
These unique duos consist of at least 1 member that plays guitar & sings and another member that plays a traditional instrument & sings. They play all your favorite Irish, British & American folk songs combined with traditional tunes, and folk versions of classic & current songs. They should possess a repertoire of at least 200 songs and engaging personalities.

> Lounge Duos
Supported with professional backing tracks
Lounge Duos provide a wide variety of music as well as accompany high profile onboard events. Duos repertoire includes American songbook standards, ballroom dancing material, 50’s to present. Onboard activities include Cocktail parties, dance music events, theme nights (50’s 60’s sock hop, Country Night, Disco Night, night deck parties, sail away parties).

> Guitar/ Vocalist (Soloist)
Guitar/ Vocalists provide a unique and fun element to the live music onboard – through interactive performances, upbeat songs, sing-alongs, themed sets, and more. All Soloists must sing and perform at a high level, be self-contained, with high instrumental proficiency and strong stage presence. Soloists are expected to have a wide variety of appropriate repertoire, approx 200-250 songs.

> Solo Pianist
This position requires providing ambient music with a polished sound. As a solo pianist, you should be able to provide multiple 45-minute recital/ music programs as well as accompany wedding ceremonies and/or receptions. Repertoire should be large, diverse and vary from Bach to Gershwin, as well as include various American songbook standards, Broadway, and other popular favorites.

> Classical Ensembles
- Duo | Trio | Quartet
- Soloist with professional backing tracks
These unique musical groups/ soloist should be able to provide multiple 45-minute recitals or concert programs, as well as accompany wedding ceremonies and/or reception, as required. They should have a large and diverse repertoire, including
arrangements of Classical, Film Themes, Broadway, and other popular music.

All flights, transfers, and accommodation to get to ship paid by the cruise line
All food/ accommodation/ medical covered onboard.

Submission Requirements:
Bio - a synopsis of your music experience to date
Promo Video - links to 1-4 videos showcasing your repertoire & skill
Repertoire/ Song List - 200-250 songs. Required by all positions except House Musicians

Deadline for submissions: 7th September 2018

Application link:

Audition spaces are limited for this invited call - apply today


Published on 21 August 2018

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