Alexander Khilko

  • Kaliningrad Russia
Alexander Khilko

Musician, producer, instructor

Work History

Work experience
Jan 2007 - Present

CEO & Founder

XSSR Academy - Online

I am the founder and instructor for the online music school called XSSR Academy ( We provide online live music production classes where students get one on one tuition with a music professional.

I also record and produce video courses in both Russian and English. (

I also write articles for XSSR Academy blog (, make weekly videos on my YouTube channel ( and masterclasses.

Authored two books on Music Production.

Doing all advertising, promotion, creating course content, training and managing students.

Managing 10 XSSR Academy staff.

Bitwig official training partner:

Nov 2006 - Present

XSSR Music Label Owner, A&R (Artists and repertoire)

XSSR Music - Russia

Managing new releases, mastering songs, communication with vendors

Made music for advertising (for Pepsi), Television (such as French TV Canal+).


Jan 2006 - Apr 2009

Music event organizer

E-station - Russia, France

Produced and managed music events and festivals in Kaliningrad, Russia and Paris, France

Each event had 2,000+ attendees, featuring International artists

Jul 2004 - Dec 2006


Alagon Computers - Russia

Working with corporate clients, managing orders, customer facing role. Computer retail industry.


2014 - 2015

Modern musician Specialization

Berklee College of Music - Boston, USA
2000 - 2005

Master's Degree

Frontier University of Kaliningrad - Kaliningrad, Russia

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician




7 years experience working as instructor, doing workshops, teaching how to create music and mix it

Professional Audio

Professional musician and sound engineer with 10 years experience 

Video Editing

Released 3 full video courses and over 100 videos in Russian and English

TV & Advertising

Made music for "Pepsi" and few shows at french tv "Canal+"


Wrote and published 2 books about music production. "Creating music in Ableton Live: Basics", "Professional music production in Ableton Live"


Released over 70 tracks on vinyl and mp3. Named 37th best Breaks producer worldwide.


Professional Mastering engineer


10 years worldwide DJ experience