Milen Slavov (Pseudonym: SLAVMAN) is an accordionist-composer-multimedia producer. Milen was born in the Thrace region of Bulgaria. He studied music/performing arts professionally at a boarding school - started performing on stage at 8, composing/arranging at 16, and producing at 24. He moved to the United States in 1997. Slavov has developed a multimedia production philosophy with a universal scope surpassing borders and nationality.
* First Prize, International Musical Composition Contest, Long Island Arts Council at Freeport NY, USA 2005
* Performing Arts Fellowship in Music Composition from the Mississippi Arts Commission, USA 2002
* Performing Arts Fellowship in Music Composition from the California Arts Council, USA 2000
* Permanent Residency as an "Artist of Extraordinary Ability", US Government, USA 2000
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