Please read and acknowledge the information below regarding the position and audition process. Minimal age for this position is 18.
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OVERVIEW: In the spirit of great horn sections such as the Phoenix Horns, Tower of Power, or even the Bruno Mars Horn Section members of our Horn Sections rehearse together as a unit, join the ship and then WOW our guests with their wall of sound and engaging performances. Strong showmanship is required as these performers LOVE entertaining our guests. Select Carnival ships feature an augmented trio utilizes up to a 5 piece horn section and some ships feature one horn soloist. Members of the horn section are individually hired for their ensembles, they rehearse for anywhere between one and three weeks in Fort Lauderdale and then join their ship for the remainder of their contract.
highest quality musical
entertainment to our guests in line with Carnival’s brand and live music
musical support for production shows and variety entertainers.
up to five hours of musical entertainment to our guests as scheduled by the
participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings,
drills, safety briefings,
meetings and performances.
commitment to Carnival Service Values.
ship’s safety function, including “Port Manning”, as required.
The ability to extend beyond a
performer into an entertainer.
Musical proficiency in tone,
articulation, dynamics, and phrasing comparable to University-level education
Advanced improvisational skills
as a musician.
Advanced sight reading and
Ability and previous experience
operating loopers, harmonizers, and programs such as Ableton Live.
Knowledge of Top 40 music styles
from the 1960s through today.
Applicable experience in
wedding/bar bands, alongside DJs, pit bands and similar commercial music
Ability to quickly and
effortlessly memorize music under tight timelines.
Tenor as a primary horn with
professional level Alto proficiency is required.
Saxophonists with developed
altissimo are preferred.
Proficiency with Soprano and
Baritone sax is plus!
Optional Flute Double: Range
must include up to a high C or beyond; the ability to double and triple tongue
Range: must include up to a high
E or beyond.
Players with strong experience
as a split Lead/2nd player are required.
Flugelhorn proficiency is a
Range: must include at least
down to a low E and up to a high C or beyond.
Ability to stand while
performing for extended periods of time is required.
Proficiency in the English
Resume outlining previous
musical employment, education and performance experience in PDF format.
Links to videos that demonstrate
Ability to extend beyond a performer into an entertainer.
Range and musical technique.
Advanced improvisation skills in both jazz and pop music.
Previous ensemble experience.
HORN SECTION / ONLINE JOB APPLICATION
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