How to Land a Musician Gig at Walt Disney World

Nick Rosaci is a local Orlando musician who performs in various groups around town. He also works as a sub at Walt Disney World. At this point you’re probably thinking, I’d love to have his job. Turns out he has some great advice on how to do that.

I sub at the Grand Floridian Hotel, which houses a society orchestra that plays mostly old jazz from the 1920s to 1940s. On a regular basis, I have questions from people all the time about how one goes about getting hired as a Walt Disney World musician. On one hand, it’s quite simple: you audition and get hired, like any other musical organization. On the other hand, Disney’s talent employment process is quite unique.

Read more over at MusicianWages.com, a community for working musicians. Even if you can’t form a note if you wanted to, the article is also a great primer for how Disney World uses music across its parks.

Digg This
Reddit This
Stumble Now!
Buzz This
Vote on DZone
Share on Facebook
Bookmark this on Delicious
Kick It on DotNetKicks.com
Shout it
Share on LinkedIn
Bookmark this on Technorati
Post on Twitter
Google Buzz (aka. Google Reader)
This entry was posted in Music, Walt Disney World and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

7 Responses to How to Land a Musician Gig at Walt Disney World

  1. Pingback: Alltop Disney

  2. Pingback: The Disney Blog

  3. Pingback: MusicianWages

  4. Nick Rosaci says:

    Hey, I wrote the article.

    Dave Hahn, the owner of MusicianWages.com, just pointed out this link. Thanks for the kind words, and I do hope this article is helpful to people. Also, love this site! I’ll be looking more into it soon.

    Thanks,
    Nick Rosaci

  5. Pingback: The Disney Blog

  6. Pingback: Cheryl Perlmutter

  7. Pingback: Walt Disney World Musicians Agree to 6 Year Deal with Resort | The Disney Blog

Comments are closed.