Piano Bar Performers,Showband Pianists, Keyboards
Performance opportunities are plentiful
aboard floating hotels known as cruise ships. Why anyone would not wish for the opportunity to do this ...I do not know.
(Actually I do know since the first time I was offered this job, I was very apprehensive and anxious about the unknown)
leaving home, airfare paid, to your destination, you will board and meet the passengers, crew,other entertainers, and your
boss the cruise director. He or she will give you your schedule,and likely be very gracious and welcoming. Many
cruise directors find themselves in the position of being father figures and referees seeing that so much competition goes
on between the entertainment staff.Be ready to meet and greet other musicians, actors, singers, comedians, magicians, dancers,
and other performers. Getting along in this small town atmosphere means a keeping the artistic critiques down to a minimum.
you go as a piano single, you will have your own room more than likely.If traveling with a band,sharing a room will happen.
Some duos are husband and wife and this works out nicely.
A lounge soloist or piano single will
usually be required to know many styles of music...rock, jazz, calypso, country western, and show tunes. A few classics
are good too. Having rapport with the guests with comedy, or conversing and showing an interest might come natural to
While you are being paid very well, and receiving room and board, AND receiving
hundreds of thousands of dollars in travel perks...you will make close friends and memories that last a lifetime, and serve
you well into the future.
Because this job will set you free, paradoxically, it prepares you for settling down...home
and hearth are much more appreciated after roaming the world!
Here are some links to discovering this world of opportunity
which at this time is growing rapidly. After reading them you might want to get in touch. I offer complete musical
preparation for these opportunities, or, just to answer any questions you may have going forward!