Eugene Kulikov is a UK based composer and music producer, who covers many styles of music, from symphonic orchestra to modern electronic.

He was born in Russia into a musical family. He started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 12. After graduating from Moscow College of Music, he worked as a professional musician, appearing on television and radio shows, touring around the world.

His expertise as a performer and composer is based on extensive experience working with many orchestras, bands and as a solo artist. A deep knowledge of composition, orchestration and arrangement is reflected in every piece of music that he has composed and produced. He has lectured at The Royal Academy of Music in London. BBC has presented a special program about Eugene and his music.

Eugene’s orchestral compositions, as well as having classical roots, also draw their influence from jazz, blues, rock, ethnic and world music. In many of his dramatic and action cinematic orchestral scores Eugene also relies on electronic sounds, which are often used by modern composers for creating extra tension, unusual musical textures and sound effects.


Eugene's original music has been used in TV and radio programs, films, theatre shows, commercials and movie trailers. His soundtracks have been licensed by companies such as Fox, NBC, Universal, CBS, Walt Disney, Warner Bros., MTV, VH1, Discovery Channel, Bravo TV, TLC and many more.

His soundtrack "Wonderland" is a perfect fit for the Oscar nominated feature film "The Descendants" starring George Clooney.

Eugene's compositions can be heard in popular TV shows. Among them numerous Emmy Award winning TV series "The Amazing Race" (CBS), Fox "24", NBC "Heroes", "Bionic Woman", "Monk", "Invasion Iowa" (produced by William Shatner), " Will And Grace", "My Name Is Earl", "Guilty Or Innocent", "Ultimate Goals", "I Want To Be A Hilton", "Law And Order", "The Office", "Oprah's Big Give", "The West Wing" and many others.

Eugene has created hundreds of original compositions in different moods and musical styles, and his music library is constantly growing.

Since the invention of samplers and digital recording technology, the process of composing, recording and producing music has changed dramatically. In recent years powerful computers and sophisticated software programs allow composers to create complete orchestral scores without a live orchestra, using samplers that recreate the sound of the orchestra and different musical instruments. To achieve a more powerful and dramatic effect, many modern orchestral cinematic scores are produced where the sound of the orchestra is combined together with electronic sounds generated by synthesizers. This process has become a new way of making music not just for films and TV, but throughout the whole music industry.

Nowadays, with tight time schedules and deadlines, many films and television production companies are relying on the latest advanced computer technology. This approach requires a lot of skills, experience and knowledge, as the creator of the music is not just a composer, but also a performer, orchestrator and producer.

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