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Irish Musicians for Live Auditions with International Cruise Line

Irish Musicians for Live Auditions with International Cruise Line

Western Region, Ireland. Apply from all Ireland.

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  • Joined June, 2018
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We are currently recruiting musicians from Ireland 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, World Cruises, and more.

Typical contract length: 4-6 months, depending on the position
Competitive salaries
Flights, accommodation, and meals included

The following positions may apply:
4-6 pc Party Band | Guitar Vocalist | Lounge Duo | Piano Soloist | Classical Ensemble | Irish Folk-Trad Duo
Houseband Musicians: Drums | Bass | Guitar | Keys | Saxophone | Trombone | Trumpet

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Audition Dates:
Cork, Ireland: 13 & 14 Sept 2019

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.


Guitar Vocalists

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

4-6pc Party Bands

Party bands with a full rhythm section (drums, bass, guitar, keyboard) with at least one singer, Vocals are encouraged from as many group members as possible.
A large repertoire, minimum 250 songs, heavily centered around rock & roll, Top 40’s pop. Motown, disco & country should also be well-represented.
Advanced individual musical proficiency as well as advanced ensemble musicianship.
Applicable experience as entertainers for weddings, hotels, resorts, cruise ships or other similar venues.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

  • Vocal ability: Backing vocals, Lead singer

Lounge Duos (using professional backing tracks)

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

Piano Soloists (Cocktail Pianist/ Intermissionist)

A strong instrumentalist who is versatile enough to play both classical music & instrumental versions of Broadway and popular songs. Educated in classical music with knowledge & ability to interpret modern contemporary music.
A versatile repertoire that varies from Bach to Gershwin, as well as include various American songbook standards, Broadway and other popular favourites.
Related performing experiences on cruise ships, resorts, and hotels

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Classical Ensembles (Duo/ Trio/ Quartet)

Musically talented duo or trio demonstrating strong ensemble skills.
Extensive repertoire consisting of mostly Classical compositions, but including Broadway songs, Film Themes and classical arrangements of popular music.
The ability to extend beyond performers into entertainers.
Applicable experience as entertainers for weddings, hotels, resorts, cruise ships or other similar venues.
Proficiency in English
Soloist with professional tracks also possible.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Irish Folk-Trad Duos

At least 1 member of the duo should play a traditional instrument and the other must play guitar and sing
They play all your favourite Irish, British & American folk songs combined with traditional tunes. Also folk versions of classic and current songs.
Lively repertoire of at least 175 songs with some tunes.
Demonstrated ability to perform completely acoustic
Can engage a crowd. Related experience playing in pubs, bars, cruise ships and the like.

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Bass Guitarists (House Band)

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

Drummers (House Band)

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

Lead Guitarists (House Band)

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

Keyboard Players (House Band)

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

Saxophone Players (House Band)

Developed altissimo is preferred. Tenor as a primary horn with professional-level Alto proficiency required. Proficiency with Soprano & Baritone sax is a plus!
Sax players are required to double on Flute and Clarinet with the ability to read music notation at a professional level.
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, pit

Anyone, aged 21 to 40

Trumpet Players (House Band)

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

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

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  • Joined June, 2018
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Listing created: 20 August 2019
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