Stringed instruments

We’re looking for a wide variety of experienced stringed instrumentalists who are passionate about live performance, excellent at improvisation and able to play more than one instrument. If you play acoustic, classical or electric guitar, bass, double bass, violin, cello, viola da gamba, erhu, bouzouki, oud, kora or a non-traditional or long-forgotten instrument, we’d love to hear about it! We are also looking for specialists in plucked string instruments and bowed string instruments.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Musical training and/or studies;
  • Professional experience;
  • Solid technical and artistic skills in the musical field;
  • Excellent level of musical interpretation based on one or more instruments, including voice;
  • Versatility, ability to interpret several musical styles and blend genres;
  • Ability to interpret written or improvised musical parts as a soloist;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Availability to be transferred to another city or country and/or work within a tour context;
  • Aged 18 or older;
  • Excellent improvisational skills (an asset);
  • Experience with in-ear amplification (an asset);
  • Working knowledge of English (an asset).

Are you a musician seeking a new venue for your passion? If you’re a team player with an open mind and a readiness to learn, there may be a place for you in one of our existing or upcoming shows!

Accompanying a live performance

Most of our shows are performed live with original music that was carefully chosen to accompany each act. Our musicians must be prepared to react to the uncertainties of live performance, in order to provide seamless accompaniment for the action on stage.

See this discipline being performed
Casting on location
Cirque Casting Promo – Instrumentalists & Singers
Violin - <em>La Nouba</em>
Violin - La Nouba
 
Kora -
Kora - ''O''
Violin - <em>Varekai</em>
Violin - Varekai
Classic Guitar - <em>Corteo</em>
Classical Guitar - Corteo
 
Cello -
Cello - ''O''
Double Bass - <em>Corteo</em>
Double Bass - Corteo
Electric Guitar - DELIRIUM
 
 

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