Learn About The Musicians Corner Team
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.
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.
Sara Whittemore is the Event Coordinator for The Conservancy and Musicians Corner. Sara moved to Nashville from Indianapolis in 2014 to attend Belmont University, which she graduated from in 2017 with a BBA in Music Business. She previously was employed at iHeartMedia and served as the Nashville Event Coordinator and Regional Events Marketing Coordinator where she helped produce large scale festivals.
Kelsey Kingdon is the Marketing Coordinator for The Conservancy and Musicians Corner, focusing on social media, print and digital newsletters, web content development and press releases. Kelsey moved to Nashville from Utah in the beginning of 2019 to join The Conservancy and Musicians Corner team. Most recently, she worked at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention where she organized and lead the team for all marketing, branding and advertising for an event that attracts over 100,000 attendees, almost 50 TV and movie celebrities, over 400 vendors, and hundreds of artists, authors, cosplayers and panelists.