The Team

Learn About The Musicians Corner Team


Program Director

Justin joined the team in 2014 and directs all aspects of the program including sponsorships, booking, production, marketing and event planning/implementation. He has over a decade of experience in the music industry as an artist, producer, manager, and consultant. He currently serves on the board of directors for Make Music Nashville, an international celebration of music on June 21st of each year. He is also the Executive Producer of the innovative iPhone Sessions series, which demonstrates the social impact that can be made with minimal resources by enlisting Nashville musicians to create albums on their smartphone to benefit local charities.

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Event Manager

Leah serves as the Event Manager and focuses on event planning/management, merchandise, staffing and volunteers. Originally from Michigan, she moved to Nashville in 2011 after earning a BA in Music Business from Anderson University (Anderson, IN). She has most recently worked at MusiCares and Creative Artists Agency and has been a volunteer with Musicians Corner since 2012. She was also a key member of the organizing committee for the Thistle Thursdays Concert Series at the Thistle Stop Cafe, which brought together local, regional, and national acts for monthly concerts to benefit Thistle Farms and the Magdalene House Residential Program.

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Event Emcee

John Tumminello serves as Vice President of Musicians Corner's parent organization, The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park and brings over twenty years of financial services, management, marketing, human resources and music industry experience to his position. As co-founder of Music City Unsigned, a grassroots music initiative, he has worked to support, develop and promote emerging artists by providing opportunities to gain exposure and build their careers. He is deeply involved with organizations including NSAI, through which he is a member of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival planning committee and a judge for The Bluebird Cafe auditions.