Alex Khaskin, of St. Petersburg, Russia, received his undergraduate education at Glinka’s School for The Musically Gifted (piano and conducting), before studying composition and conducting at The St. Petersburg State Conservatory. Alex completed the postgraduate course in composition there in 1984, receiving a 'Master's with Distinction', and graduated with the highest marks in his class. Alex's credits include productions for CBS, CBC, CTV, Nelvana, Lions Gate Films, Artisan, Alliance/Atlantis, CCI Entertainment, and many others.
As well as writing music for film, Alex has been active as a composer of contemporary classical music. Between 1980 and 1993, he composed a symphony, a violin concerto, 2 cello concertos, concertos for piano, a triple concerto for violin, viola and cello, a string quartet, and much other chamber music, as well as choral and vocal works.
In 1993 Alex left Russia with his family and immigrated to Canada. He became a Canadian citizen in 1996 and resides in Toronto, Ontario. For the last 15 years, Alex has been working successfully in the North American film and television industry. The list of his clients includes:
CBS, CBC, CTV, Nelvana, Lions Gate Films, Artisan, Alliance/Atlantis, CCI Entertainment, Muse Entertainment, CINAR, Dufferin Gate, Decode Entertainment, Regent Entertainment, Legacy Film Works, Barna-Alper Productions and many more.
Mid Tempo, bright & perky pop soundtrack with a catchy tune & a pulsing rhythmic beat. Lively, exciting vibe that is right on target for Life style TV shows, lifestyle, infomercials or any positive, uplifting media project. Instrumental, fun, sneaky, campy, brings a smile. Romcom, Pink Panther vibe, Instrumental, Latin, Latin Easy Listening
Famous music tracks by classical Spanish composers with modern orchestration. Hi energy contemporary drums, synth bass along with orchestral arrangement. Brings past and present together. Instrumental, Latin, Spanish Music
Majestic and passionate in the style of the Pasodoble. Featuring lush fuitars, strings and driving rhythm. Creates a confident and seductive mood. Spain, bullfight, Latin, Paso Doble, drama, documentary, travel, Mediterranean, luxury, lifestyle, vacation. Instrumental, Latin, Spanish Music
A Latin track featuring Spanish guitars and percussion ala Gypsy kings. The hook is extremely melodious and very catchy. This track has a sentimental but yet very groovy attitude. This track can be used in many different scenes and in many different ways. The ending is serene and romantic. Instrumental, Latin, Spanish Music
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