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Musicians Wanted For Cruise Ship Opportunities

- We are casting a variety of musicians for our cruise client
We are currently casting for:

Three Nordic-style folk musicians

• VOCALIST: The lead vocalist should be engaging and versatile, preferably with musical expertise with the bodhran and other folk drums/percussion. Excellent sight-reading ability required. Preference is towards vocalists/musicians with top-notch rhythmic timing, adaptable in various styles of Nordic Folk musicianship, and excellent pitch and tone matching. A folk legit, mix and belt is required - with a dynamic vocal range: Females – G3 – F5, Males – G3 – F5. This entertainer may also play in other shipboard venues, with different musician combinations, as necessary.

• VIOLIN/FIDDLE: The violinist/fiddler should be a versatile and knowledgeable folk-style musician with an engaging stage presence and the ability to sight-read quickly. The musician should possess a spirited and rhythmic style of fiddling, with the ability to shift to classical violin skills for a more orchestral musical offering. It is preferred to have a vast repertoire of music, for solo performances in various entertainment locations and events around the vessel – should the need arise. Background vocals are a plus, but not required, and additional instruments are welcomed!

• NORDIC/FOLK-STYLE GUITAR: The guitarist should be a lively guitar player who is highly skilled, with an engaging showmanship onstage. The musician should possess a spirited and rhythmic style of play, with the ability to sight-read quickly and/or improvise in front of a large crowd. A Nordic folk style guitarist is required in the restaurant, however versatility in guitar play is desired for other performance venues. Preference is towards guitarists who are also vocalists, but instrumentalists may still be highly considered. Performer may also be asked to participate in other activities such as weddings and unique gatherings.

Three versatile musicians who will bring atmospheric entertainment to life whether playing as part of the boisterous 80’s rock party or while providing a retro flair on classics in an adult lounge. Members of the trio may also split off to play as individuals or team up with other musicians for smaller sets.

• GUITAR: A lively and versatile guitar player that brings a large repertoire of music spanning several musical genres, including popular hits from yesterday to today. Excellent sight-reading is a must. Preference is towards guitarists who are vocalists, but instrumentalists will still be highly considered. This highly skilled performer must have showmanship expertise to perform in a variety of venues (indoor and outdoor), being highly proficient in classic 80’s rock as well as jazz and swing. They may be asked to engage with Guests from afar, take requests, and create a fun atmosphere that encourages Guests to return. Performer may also be asked to participate in other activities such as weddings and unique gatherings. Multi-instrumentalists will be highly considered.

• BASS: The bassist is a versatile and grounded musician with the skill to play the electric and acoustic upright bass in various entertainment settings (indoor and outdoor). This artist must be able to sight-read quickly, and they must be able to improvise in a solo moment in front of a large audience, while also having the ability to blend in with an assortment of musicians and vocalists at a moment’s notice. This performer should be capable of playing multiple styles being highly proficient in classic 80’s rock as well as jazz and swing. They must not be shy of taking the spotlight in a LIVE performance. It is preferred that this musician have background vocals, however that is not a requirement. Performer may also be asked to participate in other activities such as weddings and unique gatherings. Multi-instrumentalists will be highly considered.

• DRUMS: Able to lead the band through various songs in every musical genre, the drummer must be a proficient and experienced musician who can read music. This versatile drummer excels at classic 80’s rock, and also has the ability to quickly adapt to swing and jazz in a musical trio setting. The drummer is a master percussionist, who knows how to put the groove in any beat, or make a LIVE performance explode with excitement regardless of setting (indoor and outdoor). This artist is the heartbeat of the music and the band they are playing with. Vocals are a plus but not required. Performer may also be asked to participate in other activities such as weddings and unique gatherings. Multi-instrumentalists will be highly considered.

ENTERTAINER PIANIST: A vibrant piano player with strong vocals that carries a large repertoire of music that spans several musical genres, including popular hits from yesterday to today. This highly skilled performer must have showmanship expertise to carry an entire adult venue each evening, engaging with Guests, taking requests, and creating a fun atmosphere that encourages Guests to return. Performer may also be asked to participate in other experiences such as weddings, unique gatherings, and specialty scripted offerings alongside other live musicians. Ability to read music is required.

FLOATER PIANIST: A lively piano player that carries a large repertoire of music that spans several musical genres, including classical pieces to popular hits from yesterday to today. This highly skilled performer must have showmanship expertise to perform in a variety of venues (indoor and/or outdoor), engaging with Guests from afar, taking requests, and creating a fun atmosphere that encourages Guests to return. Performer must be comfortable playing a pre-set playlist alongside other live musicians. Performer may also be asked to participate in other activities such as weddings, a live musical trivia that requires microphone and communication skills, and/or other unique gatherings. Ability to read music is required.

*All performers should be prepared to play 30-45 minute sets up to a maximum of 3-4 hours per day, 6-7 days per week for entire length of contract.
Applicants can apply from: Worldwide Location: Cruise Ship Application Dates: 06th Oct, 2021 - 01st Dec, 2021 Fee Offered: Fixed Fee - TBA - Competitive Company / Booker: *Members Only* Share this Post:
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