| Festival Team |
Candice Korzecki (Alford) | Festival Director
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. Douglas Crawley | Festival Music Director
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).
Dominic Korzecki | Events and Promotions Director
Dominic Korzecki is the Events and Promotions Director for Pinnacle Music Festival. Dominic has over twenty years of experience within the music and entertainment industry performing in off-broadway productions with New York’s York Theater Company and Rhino Studio 237. As a solo performer he has worked on stage in numerous venues from major cruise lines to resort showrooms. In addition to performances, Dominic worked within numerous outfits coordinating event promotions for music festivals throughout the southeast from 1997 to 2010. He has a passion for student music education and is thrilled to be a part of the Pinnacle Music Festival.
Anne Alford | Events and Logistics Coordinator
Anne serves as the Logistics Coordinator for Pinnacle Music Festival. She holds over 30 years of experience in the travel industry with a majority resonating within student travel. Anne brings a great amount of experience and logistical expertise to the festival team aiding in the event’s diverse demands and participation base. Her passion is creating environments and providing opportunities for students to excel in knowledge and personal development.
Sam Alford | Finance & Operations Coordinator
Sam, serves as the Finance and Operations Coordinator for the Pinnacle Music Festival. He has worked within the travel industry for nearly ten years serving mainly in operations and finance as well as travel coordination. Sam is excited to serve on the Pinnacle team and help provide an extraordinary experience to all students who will attend.