Festival Staff

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Ms. Candice Alford

Candice, serves as the Festival Director of Pinnacle Music Festival. She started her career in travel as a student tour operator in 2007. During that time, she was very involved with another music festival and has the knowledge to make the experience one you will remember for years to come. In high school, she was a member of show choir and traveled to music festivals with her music program . She is an excellent choice for planning Pinnacle because of her unparalleled understanding of student group needs. Candice’s bubbly attitude is the personality and the heart of our team.


Dr. Doug Crawley

Dr. Douglas Crawley (BM, MCM, DMA) serves as the Festival Music Director for Pinnacle Music Festival.

He is Associate Professor of Music and Worship for the Liberty University School of Music., where he formally served as Associate Dean of Graduate Music Studies.

He holds degrees from the schools of music of Indiana University Bloomington (B.M. Voice), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.C.M. Conducting), and the Doctor of Musical Arts, Performance Certificate, and Award for Outstanding Performer from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Crawley is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).

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Mr. Dominic Korzecki

Dominic Korzecki is the Events and Promotions Director for Pinnacle Music Festival. Dominic has worked within the music and entertainment industry for nearly twenty years including  studio voice-over work, off-broadway productions with New York’s York Theater Company in addition to coordinating event promotions for music festivals throughout the southeast. As a solo performer he has worked on stage in numerous venues from major cruise lines to resort showrooms.  He has a passion for student music education and is thrilled to be a part of the Pinnacle Music Festival. Dominic is a graduate of Trinity College of Florida (B.A., Christian Theology, Education).