Featured Soloist (Steel Pan/Vocalist)
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.
We are not currently accepting applications for this position.
House Band Musicians
Interested in becoming one of our House Band Musicians? Think Broadway meets a state of the art recording studio. Our House Band musicians are highly skilled players with world class resumes. All of our house band musicians are excellent sight readers who have theater, concert, studio and stage experience. Think you fit the bill? If yes, then follow the process to apply - we have immediate openings for qualified candidates.
Many musical groups or bands come onboard under the direction of one member of the group. This Job Title will be given to the one band or group member of the specific ensemble (party bands, quartets, trios, etc) who has been identified as the leader, for the time they are onboard. Each group leader will report to the Music Manager, and be responsible for oversight of the group's performance while onboard, including compliance with company Code of Conduct and meeting expected standards.
Pop/Rock Party Bands (4-6 piece)
Party Bands are the core of our live music nightlife onboard, and must bring a high-level commercial entertainment product onboard. Party Bands work closely with our onboard Entertainment Department to accompany various themed events, including the "Festivals of the World" performances. Party Bands must have a large and diverse musical repertoire, and be able to perform at least two 45 minute showcase sets in the main lounge.
Atrium/Piazza Group (2-5 piece)
These unique musical groups are an essential part of our onboard music program and provide appropriate ambient music in our 5 star hotel atrium or "Piazza" venue with a polished look and sound. Ensembles types include Mariachi Trio, Classical Duo/Trio/Quartet, Easy Listening Duo/Trio, Tango Quartet/Quintet, and other destination-oriented groups. Piazza groups should be able to provide a 45 minute recital or concert program, as well as accompany a wedding ceremony and/or reception, as required.
Lounge Bands (3-4 piece)
Our Lounge Bands provide a wide variety of music as well as accompany high profile events, and must bring a high-level commercial entertainment product onboard. Lounge band's repertoire should include: American song book standards, various ballroom dancing material (Waltz, Rhumba, Cha-cha, Salsa, etc.), pop dance music from 1940's to present, and Adult Contemporary favorites. Lounge Bands must have a large and diverse musical repertoire. Onboard events include: Cocktail parties, ballroom dancing parties, and various theme nights.
Our Lounge Duos provide a wide variety of music as well as accompany high profile events, and must bring a high-level commercial entertainment product onboard. Sequenced Lounge Duos must have a large and diverse musical repertoire, supported with professional backing tracks, including American song book standards, various ballroom dancing material (Waltz, Rhumba, Cha-cha, Salsa, etc.), 1940's to present, Adult Contemporary favorites, and theme-related material. Onboard events include: Cocktail parties, ballroom dancing parties, and various theme nights (50's & 60's R'nR, Country Night, That 70's Night, Deck Parties, Sail-Away Parties, etc).
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.
Featured Soloist (Guitar/Vocalist)
Our Featured Soloists provide a unique and fun element to the live music team onboard – through interactive performances, upbeat songs, sing-alongs, themed sets, and more. All Featured Soloists must sing and perform at a high level, be self-contained, with high instrumental proficiency and strong stage presence. Featured Soloists often deliver musical repertoire reflective of the destination, and are expected to have a wide variety of appropriate repertoire.
House Band Musician - Percussion/Vocalist
Interested in becoming one of our featured Percussionist/Vocalists? Think Sheila E. and Miami Sound Machine combined with a top-tier reading Broadway Pit Orchestra. Add in world class vocal skills and you're the perfect candidate!
This Position is currently closed
Female House Band Bassist
Princess Cruises is currently searching for 1 Female sight reading bass player for a very exciting project. We would need you from October 8-January 19. The contract would end in Los Angeles, California.You would be performing on one of our World Class Cruise Ships
Emphasis on this job is sight reading and excellent musicianship. You will need to attend an in person audition at our Studios in Santa Clarita, California. Only 1 applicant will be offered employment. You will need a 5 string bass as many of our shows have a low Eb or D.
Upright playing and singing are an asset, but not mandatory.
This is a temporary, full time engagement. It is well compensated and offers certain on board benefits. This is not an offer of employment on a continuous basis and there is no promise of future employment beyond this assignment.
We are not currently auditioning for this position
RESIDENT JAZZ TRIO - MUSICIAN
New Resident Jazz Trio position - debuting onboard Sky Princess - Take 5 - October 2019.
The new "Resident Jazz Trio" will be a unique new element onboard the new Sky Princess as of October, 2019, anchoring the new venue "Take 5", under tirection of the Resident Guest Entertainer (RGE) Jazz Trio Band Leader.
Take 5 will feature our Resident Jazz Trio onstage nightly, delivering professional high-level jazz entertainment across all eras and genres of American jazz music. The trio will also perform themed jazz sets that pay tribute to specific eras of jazz, as well as interpretations of familiar modern or classic pop music in jazz styles, in an exciting and engaging format, making use of provided visual media where appropriate, taking our guests on musical journeys to experience the full history and development of jazz.
The Jazz Trio will be led by the Band Leader, a Resident Guest Entertainer (RGE) position, reporting directly to the Entertainment Director, and responsible for oversight of the Jazz Trio's performance while onboard.
Other members of the Resident Jazz Trio will have the rank and status of Musician while onboard.
**JAZZ TRIO BAND LEADER MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FIRST - SEE OUR AUDITION PAGE FOR DETAILS**
Check back soon - we are not currently accepting new applications.