Philip Laessoe is a live and studio keyboardist, producer, composer, engineer, music instructor and director. He is a house keyboardist at the world famous The Roxy Cabaret, the owner and director of SonicShape Studio based out of Vancouver area and delivers personalized music lessons, live and studio session work - online and on location.
Back in his native Denmark, Philip started singing, playing keyboards and performing at the age of 6. Growing up, becoming classically and music theoretically trained while exploring his creative talents, eventually led him to study audio engineering in Copenhagen, before moving to Canada in 2008. In Vancouver, he obtained a Professional Recording Arts diploma at The Art Institute of Vancouver and Electronic Music Production certificate at Langara College. His academic achievements granted him multiple President’s Honours, the Best of Show portfolio award as well as a CARAS (Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Science) nomination. He then launched Static Wave Studios producing beats and music for gaming apps while teaching lessons and performing live extensively.
Philip Laessoe is a familiar face within the music scene of Vancouver. He has performed with Canadians Chad Kroeger, Aaron Pritchett, Todd Kerns and is on the live musician roster of artists like Kristin Carter, Rayne, Royal, Nicole Sumerlyn, Cat Madden, Tanner Olsen Band, Emily Chambers, Champagne Republic and cover acts like Famous Players, Tainted Lovers and others. He has produced, co-written or/and done session work for Elyse Saunders, Emily Taylor Adams, Nicole Sumerlyn, Cat Madden, Emily Chambers, Anqi Sun, Champagne Republic and many more and became a final nominee for BCCMA's Keyboardist of The Year in 2017, 2019 & 2020. Finally, Philip has also performed with the Hong Kong based super stars Andy Hui, Joey Tang and Anthony Wong Yiu-Ming.