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Solo Pianist / Intermissionist

Job Description

This position requires providing ambient music in our 5 star hotel atrium or "Piazza" venue with a polished sound. As a solo pianist you should be able to provide a 45 minute recital or music program as well as accompany a wedding ceremony and/or reception. Intermission Pianists must have a large and diverse musical repertoire. Repertoire should vary from Bach to Gershwin, as well as include various American song book standards, Broadway and other popular favorites.


  • *Demonstrate a congenial attitude and ability to work well with others in a close environment
  • *Provide live musical performances and musical support to events and weddings onboard as required
  • *Perform up to 5 hrs per day, 7 days per week, as scheduled by the Music Manager and Entertainment management
  • *Enthusiastically participate in required activities including, but not limited to, trainings, drills, safety briefings & duties, in-port manning, meetings, and performances

*Demonstrate commitment to Princess Cruises Shared Purpose, Core Values and Cruise Experience


*Shipboard, hotel, wedding, and recital performance experience is preferred

*Excellent fluency in performing all required musical styles

*Ability to execute solo performances at a high level on short notice with minimal rehearsal

*Backing tracks, if used, must be of professional quality

  • *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" preferred
  • *Ability to stand while performing for extended periods of time required
  • *Ability to move between venues quickly with minimal set-up & sound-check

*Solo recital repertoire desired

**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