10 Effective Strategies When Applying for Cruise Musician Jobs

April 5th, 2011

For those of you that don’t know him, David Hahn is an excellent piano player, originally from Illinois, that has dedicated a part of his life to help musicicians in their careers.  To this end, he has founded www.musicianwages.com which is a a great  site filled with FREE and pertinent information for the working musician, complete with a job board.

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Recently David extended his hospitality by asking the proship team for an article on 10 Effective Strategies When Applying for Cruise Musician Jobs.  We are grateful for the opportunity and invite you to read the article at:

http://www.musicianwages.com/cruise-ship-musician/10-effective-strategies-when-applying-for-cruise-musician-jobs

Enjoy,

Daniel Thibault, CEO

From the subway to the sea

March 21st, 2011

In 1986, I was a struggling saxophone player in New York City, going from audition to audition, joining every rehearsal big band I could find, willing to perform any kind of gig from weddings to jazz gigs, from salsa to rock and roll.  I was a sax mercenary, trying to establish myself.  My first job in the Big Apple was literally underground, part of an eight-piece blues band performing for donations in the Union Square subway station.  To make ends meet I was also selling Christmas trees at my neighbourhood kiosk.   Not exactly the glamorous life I had envisioned. Read the rest of this entry »