Make sure your music is totally clear, well written and accurate. If something's doesn't sound right, differ to the Musical Director during the rehearsal – that's their job, and be super prepared so you don't waste anyone's time. The rehearsal is for the band and the tech crew, not you. Respect the band and they will do a great job for you. Ultimately it's in your own interests.
Personal recommendations are always the best way “in” to an agency. They get inundated with pleas for representation so in this video I give some tips on how you can get noticed. The most important thing is a killer showreel, beyond that, find your Unique Sales Point, and remember, polite persistence pays.
Flying half way around the world and stepping onto a cruise ship for the first time can be a very daunting experience. In this video I give you a few dos and don'ts on how to conduct yourself on board. I discuss the importance of knowing your audience, being ready to make changes to your show, and why you should be easy to work with.