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Alexander Khilko

Musician, producer, instructor

Work History

Jan 2007Present

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 2006Present

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 2006Apr 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 2004Dec 2006


Alagon Computers - Russia

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



Modern musician Specialization

Berklee College of Music - Boston, USA

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