Alexander Janko

Alexander “Xandy” Janko participated in YMM’s Orchestras in the early 1980s. An outstanding talent, he has pursued a career in the arts. He wrote the score for the blockbuster “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” in 2002, which rapidly became the highest grossing romantic comedy in history. His most recent project includes writing the screenplay for “A Year by the Sea” , based on the bestselling stories by author Joan Anderson. Since arriving in Hollywood in 1991, after completing a music degree at Princeton, he has worked on more than 65 films, writing original songs and scores, orchestrating and conducting. In 1995, he became the lead orchestrator for prolific film composer David Newman including the Oscar-nominated score for the 1997 animation hit Anastasia