It’s required to play an easy listening music for cocktail time as well as pop party dance style after dinner. In both cases it’s required to use arrangements / backing tracks and sing. Also the pianist should be able to play acoustic solo piano for tea time or lunch time during the day. English on a communicative level is strictly required. If you speak other languages please include it in the bio/CV as it will be very helpful. However the nationalities of guests are mostly British and German. Playing additional instruments is a nice bonus.
Sailing area – Europe.
Contract length – from March till November/January with a holiday break if required.
Working hours up to 6 sets of 45-60 min a day (up to 35 hours per week not including breaks or 42 hours including breaks).
Length of cruises from 7 to 14 days.
Cabin shared with a roommate, rarely single cabin.
Full board including meals with the crew, laundry and free WiFi.
Travel reimbursement depends on a cruise line with certain limitations. Sometimes travel expenses are included in the salary.
Additional duties besides a regular performance (helping other departments) are tipped extra 400 – 800 EUR per month optionally depends on a river company.
For non EU citizens Schengen visa required.
Tips for a promo package:
- Demo video showing the variety of repertoire packed in one clip. (30 seconds samples of 10 songs and few songs solo piano)
- Biography (residency, date of birth, previous experience, language skills..)
- Repertoire list (150 minimum)
- Promo pictures