Let’s see. Over the past couple of months, we’ve looked at some of the cruise lines’ latest attractions such as rock climbing walls, ice skating rinks, onboard surfing, glass-making shows and even real lawns. So what’s next? Yes, poker tournaments.
You’ve worked hard to prepare for an audition, you’ve passed it and you’re anxious to start your new gig. Coming prepared to a gig seems so obvious that you may wonder why there needs to be an article on this.
Well, unfortunately, some people don’t seem to know what it means to come prepared. I’ve seen drummers show up to a musical theatre gig without brushes! Not because they forgot, but because “they didn’t think they needed brushes”. While this is not the end of the world, this certainly doesn’t leave the best impression.
By being prepared, I’m not only talking about bringing the right equipment, I also mean being prepared for the music that you’re about to play and being prepared to deal with the kinds of people you’ll be working with.
You should be prepared to deal with expected and unexpected issues. more info
I bring up the topic of sight-reading music because I get confronted with it on a daily basis. As president of Oceanbound Entertainment Inc., a talent agency responsible of placing qualified musicians on cruise ships, I witness the lack of sight-reading abilities amongst musicians daily and I have to answer hundreds of questions about this confusing thing called sight-reading. more info
That’s right, you can now take off your shoes and walk on real grass while you’re cruising the world.
While some cruise liners have been outfitted with rock climbing walls, ice skating rinks and mini golf courses, Celebrity Cruises has now created a new country club environment on their top deck called “The Lawn Club“, complete with real growing grass.
It’s possible you chose to become a musician precisely because you didn’t want to be stuck in an office from 9-5 making business deals. So why am I suggesting for musicians to be business-minded? more info
It’s time for QE2 to start her last world cruise before she’ll be turned into a 5-star hotel and permanently moored at a pier in Dubai. But before she sets her final anchor she’ll meet up with her sister ships, a one-time event.
We are currently looking for quality bands with high energy and character. Lead vocalists should have charisma and the ability to engage a crowd.
Bands should not only play great music with a fresh new sound, but should also be visually appealing and be able to create a fun atmosphere.
Go here and click on Party Bands to find out more.
Updated February 7, 2013
-Guitar & Piano/Vocalists Needed-
We are currently looking for young, highly skilled guitar/vocalists and piano/vocalists for work on cruise ships. Visit our jobs & auditions page to learn more about the jobs and the audition procedures. Contact information is