Ahoy! I’m grateful that the start of my week started so smoothly musically, in the sense that I could come out swinging and perform confidently on my part and solos. It’s exciting to play in front of a live audience every night with professional lighting, sound and stage production, with an average of six to seven hundred guests every time! Any amount of stage fright I have now should be gone by the end of the contract due to the sheer amount of performances I’ll be doing. Ov
Ahoy! I’m writing this currently aboard Queen Victoria, my home for the next six months! It’s been an awesome and exhausting couple of days, but so far, I’ve found to be very happy with my decision to start a contract. In my first two days alone, I’ve backed a guest entertainer in the theater and played with a full big band in the ballroom. Things have been insanely hectic during the process, but at the same time it also feels great to be busy again. Sorry for the small delay
Hey everyone! After a drawn-out day of travel, I finally made it to England and await my first day of the contract tomorrow (11/13/17). I finally got some stomach butterflies on the way to the airport, realizing how long it would be before I returned to the states, let alone Utah (I'll stop in Florida once in the six month contract). It was an interesting day of layovers, repacking and a beautiful stroke of luck that eventually got me to the hotel, but overall smooth enough.
Hey everyone! Welcome to my website, and welcome to the first entry of my travel blog! As many of you may know, I’ve decided to uproot my current life in Utah and start a new chapter aboard Cunard’s Queen Victoria. I’ll be playing saxophone (and doubles) as a part of their on board show band, entertaining passengers with Broadway theater acts as well as backing guest entertainers. I thought a blog would be a great way to document my experience of #shiplife, start to finish, n