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.
Big time adventure, perfectly works as a opening theme for animation, one minute exactly. Fun, campy and hilarious. Great for kids videos, Saturday cartoons, pre-k recess, happy dance, toddlers, 4-yr-olds, 5-yr-olds, wholesome family, after school, game show excitement, toy embed, advert, TV, Film. Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A short track full of cartoon adventure over the seven seas. A typical pirates tune with orchestra, xylophone, snare drum and other cartoonish arrangements, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Big, fun, fast parody that sounds like George Gershwin. Busy, loud, happy sounds, dramatic big orchestral track for animation, childrens TV, parody, pranks, cartoon chase scene, flying, falling, diving. Hollywood, glamorous, sophisticated, and crazy funny. Can be looped for more quirky, wacky music, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Cartoon can be groovy ! Alex shows us a proof with this funny & funky track. With beat, bass, guitar, scratch effects and an incredible amout of cartoon sounds, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A short track of cheesy commercial music, the cartoon way! Imagine this tune in a cartoon TV or radio, in a toon world. Cute funny lovable & happy music for kids that mom and dad will love, too. Happy meals, fast food, toys, Pre-K kids playing, skipping rope. Animation, romcom, video, webisode. Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Jazz quartet, viloin lead, cheesy romantic music. Sweet Outdated Retro Jazz. Hotel Lounge, strolling musicians, ballgowns, tuxes, and a big fabulous finale. 1960s memory lane, ballgowns, tuxedos, country club. Melodramatic, theatrical, with a romantic pianist playing his heart out! Ah, ROMANCE! Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A short jazz track featuring a completely crazy saxophone player . Short jazz track. Funny sax with bass and hihat backing required. Funny rhythm, slightly chaotic, with a cheerful mood, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Lively and fun comedic style track, making fun of country style music, somewhat reminiscent of the idea behind such tracks as Dueling Banjos. Lighthearted and fun. Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Beware the toons ! Starting the military way, the chase gets instantly intense and crazy. This track features typical cartoon orchestra sounds plus effects, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A cartoon reprise of a famous classic, with violin, toon orchestra and irresistibly funny sound effects. Great for comedic projects, off the wall scenes, slapstick, a throwback to the era of silent films, family fun... Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
Great fun little track, playful and mischievous. Great for kids video game, cartoon, or comedy. Also romantic comedy, sitcom, family, after school. Festive, exciting, sneaky and funny. Campy too, and will bring a smile to your face! Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
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