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.
A short track of cheesy commercial music, the cartoon way! Sitcom theme song, opening credits, goofy Romantic Comedy. Cute funny lovable & happy music for kids, teens, tweens, high school retro 1980s comedy or cartoon. Animation, romcom, video, McDonalds, back-to-school, quirky goofing off music, Instrumental, Dance, Classic Disco
Fresh and sparkling, bright and upbeat mixture of instrumental pop and electronica. Great forward drive, slick groove and subtle melodies make this track highly suitable for presenting ideas, a new perspective, a fresh start, a bright future. Enjoy! Instrumental, Dance, Euro-hop
Bouncy, upbeat, rock steady, poptastic slice of reggae music featuring Rhodes organ, horns and guitars. Proper 'feel good'. Lively up yaself! Fun beach party, celebration. Rocking good-time fun music, party down and be happy. Cruise, island fun honeymoon, vacation. Mom dad kids, wholesome bouncy, Instrumental, Dance, Latin House
Fresh and uplifting, sun drenched, house dance music. Upbeat and funky dance beat and feelgood melodic licks. Party, positivity, joyful, nightclub or just an enjoyable time. Sassy catwalk, high fashion. Strutting urban vibe. Instrumental, Dance, Deep House