This position requires providing ambient music in our 5 star hotel atrium or "Piazza" venue with a polished sound. Steel Pan soloist provides a unique and fun element to the live music team onboard – through interactive performances, upbeat songs, sing-alongs, themed sets, and more. Steel Pan soloist delivers musical repertoire reflective of the destination, and are expected to have a wide variety of appropriate repertoire, focused on the Caribbean.
*Ability to perform as a featured soloist, with appropriate repertoire, on their selected instrument
*Strong vocal skills a plus
*Backing tracks, if used, must be of professional quality
*High level of fluency in performing all required musical styles
*Ability to execute solo performances at a high level on short notice with minimal rehearsal
*Shipboard, nightclub, hotel, wedding, and corporate event experience is preferred
*Excellent fluency in performing all required musical styles
*Self-directed solo rehearsal for improvement as required
*Excellent professional "live" stage presence at all times
*Excellent knowledge of contemporary musical styles (Top 40 from 1950's to present)
*Proficiency in improvisation is required in a variety of musical performance styles and settings
*Ability to use technology to enhance musical performances a plus
*Proficiency in the English Language, additional languages a plus
*Ability to go beyond being a "performer" to become an "entertainer" required
*Ability to stand while performing for extended periods of time required
*Ability to move between venues quickly with minimal set-up & sound-check
**Applicants must be 21 years old to work on board.
**Demo video submissions should be clean, frontal shot, with minimal editing and decent audio quality, showing required musical styles and qualifications. Live performances showing audience interaction and engagement are preferred where appropriate.
**Princess Cruises provides all flights, transfers, and travel accommodations both to and from the ship.