Philip Laessoe is a Danish-Canadian live and session keyboardist, producer, composer, engineer, music instructor and director based out of Vancouver, BC. He's a house keyboardist at the world famous The Roxy Cabaret, the owner of SonicShape Studio and delivers personalized music lessons, live and 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 performing with music artists like Kristin Carter, Rayne, Royal, Nicole Sumerlyn, Cat Madden, Tanner Olsen Band, Kaylee Johnston, Emily Chambers, Champagne Republic and cover acts like Famous Players, Tainted Lovers and many more. He has produced, recorded, co-written or done session work for Elyse Saunders, Emily Taylor Adams, Nicole Sumerlyn, Cat Madden, Emily Chambers, Anqi Sun, Champagne Republic and others and became a final nominee for BCCMA's Keyboardist of The Year in 2017, 2019 & 2020. Furthermore, Philip has touring experience from Denmark, Canada and China, has played and performed in the live bands of Hong Kong-based super stars Andy Hui, Joey Tang and Anthony Wong Yiu-Ming and has also been seen performing with Chad Kroeger, Aaron Pritchett, Kadooh and Todd Kerns.