Philip Fortenberry

Meet Philip Fortenberry

As a versatile artist whose styles encompass a wide range of musical genres, Philip Fortenberry is a performer with an equally expansive career. Philip was honored with the 2014 Encore! Award for Musical Excellence, presented by the Nevada School of the Arts.  As the pianist and associate conductor for the Broadway musical, Rocky, he received the inaugural “Ghostlight Award" as Best Musician on Broadway. Philip was featured as the piano double for Emmy and Golden Globe winner Michael Douglas" portrayal of Liberace in the HBO Films biopic, Behind the Candelabra. He is currently the Associate Conductor of Jersey Boys at Paris Las Vegas.

A native of Columbia, Mississippi, Philip began playing the piano at the age of four and by seven was the accompanist for his church. Philip performed his first solo concert when he was twelve while continuing his work as a church pianist and organist throughout high school and college until he left the south and moved to New York City. Philip continued private piano studies at The Juilliard School. He holds a Master of Music degree in classical piano performance from New Jersey City University and continues his musical training at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was adjunct faculty at the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University and received the 2004 Distinguished Service Award from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. [READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

About the Artist

About the Artist

"I can't sing. I can't dance. I can't act. But, I can play the piano." --Philip

Philip's Biography

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Featured Music

Philip has nine digitally mastered, full length, studio CDs. These are a few of our favorites.

What People Are Saying

Norm Clarke, LV Review-Journal

“Superb storyteller, spectacular pianist!”

David Hurst, Next Magazine

"Long considered one of the most technically dazzling pianists on Broadway"

Dayna Roselli, “Hold the Phone”

“Philip Fortenberry was incredible! The show was so moving!”

John Katsilometes, The Kats Report, LV Sun

“A fantastic man at the piano, one of our great treasures!”

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PK Music LLC
3157 N. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 168
Las Vegas, NV 89108-4578