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Musical Director (Pianist)

Marella Explorer

Please note, this role is no longer available. However, we are always on the look-out for talented Musical Directors – please email if you’re interested in working with us.

We are recruiting a Musical Director (Pianist) for an exciting role at sea on board Marella Explorer.

If you’re looking to manage a talented team, performing for guests while travelling the world, read on and apply!

> Please email your CV and any additional material to to apply

about the role

As a ship-based Musical Director, you will be responsible for managing the entire live music offering onboard ensuring that the highest possible standards are achieved.

You will be involved in performances around the ship with our various bands and in production shows, and will also oversee the scheduling of all bands and musicians, fulfilling admin duties onboard.

You will be expected to:

  • Have an excellent level of musicianship, including but not limited to: performance, arranging, sight reading and vocal coaching / rehearsing with the cast
  • Possess good management, communication and leadership skills
  • Install and rehearse any current or new production shows with the band and cast members where appropriate

character and experience

It’s essential that you are a good communicator with experience in leading bands and hosting venues, and you are a strong sight reader with improvisational skills.

Being a multi-instrumentalist (piano/guitar), vocalist and vocal coach is also preferred, as is experience in managing schedules.

apply now

This role is a six-month contract onboard Marella Explorer, with a competitive salary, starting in early November 2019 and running until the start of April 2020.

Flights and single-cabin accommodation is included, as are all meals onboard.

> Please email your CV and any additional material to to apply

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