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 typical Bollywood item number, fun and bouncy, done in the usual way with all the bells and whistles. Great for programming related to modern India. Features traditional instruments like tabla and dhol with modern synthetic sounds, Instrumental, Indian, Bollywood
A mysterious, mystical, Eastern track. Resonant pads, live Sarangi, Indian string instrument with Persian connections and ethnic percussion. Thoughtful and reflective, atmospheric and moody, Instrumental, Indian, Indian Dramatic
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