Instrumentalists

About this Role

SeaWorld San Diego has exciting opportunities for skilled instrumentalists proficient in keyboards, percussion, bass, guitar, strings, woodwinds and accordion. All instrumentalists should have the ability to play varying styles ranging from pop/rock to Motown to gospel and must be able to memorize music for shows and perform with great stage presence.

  • A variety of employment periods are available:
    • Summer (March - September)
    • Halloween (September - October) 
    • Christmas (November - December)
  • Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the show.
  • You must be 18 years of age at the time of the audition.
  • Ability to sight read is preferred.

Starting Hourly Rehearsal Pay Rate: $18.00

Starting Hourly Performance Pay Rate: $25.00

Prepare for the Audition

  • Prepare two to three short selections totaling 90 seconds that showcase your technical, lyrical, and improvisational skill. 
  • Remember that we need to see your showmanship in addition to your proficiency on your instrument. Let your personality shine through!
  • Some applicants may be asked to perform a simple marching maneuver or choreography.
  • A piano and a standard drum set will be provided at the audition site, but please bring any other instruments you need to the audition.
  • Auditioning can be a lengthy process; you may be asked to stay for a callback.
  • Prepare a resume and headshot, which will be retained by the audition team.

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