Maison Arts is a boutique music publishing company based in Los Angeles whose focus is to bring a modern approach to the music business with clients benefiting from outstanding creative opportunities, financial transparency and new branding ideas.
Maison Arts was founded by music executives John Scholz, Tyler Goldberg and Simon Kessler, three music veterans who came together to build a home for creators and lend their unique experience to help develop careers. Maison Arts aims to obtain pivotal cuts for songwriters and artists, transparently pay out royalties, and provide film and television sync and licensing opportunities. Scholz, Goldberg and Kessler are joined by Head of A&R Livia Piomelli, who has an extensive international network that enhances client opportunities through strategic relationships. Maison Arts has recently signed an administration deal with Kobalt Music Group.
Prior to launching JET Management in 2020 and Maison Arts in 2021, John oversaw the C3 Management west coast office alongside Tyler Goldberg, signing and managing a roster of artists including Justice, Chevelle, Madeon, Girl Talk, Sam Gellaitry and Suki Waterhouse. Previously, John worked at Career Artist Management for 7 years where he managed over 20 artists during his tenure. His key clients during that time included Vanessa Carlton, Sara Bareilles, Gavin DeGraw, Eve 6, Everclear, Barenaked Ladies, Big Boi (co managed OutKast during their reunion in 2014), Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram), Breaking Benjamin, Rick Springfield, Katharine McPhee, Damian Marley, and Flogging Molly. Collectively he oversaw over four million tickets sold in live touring, 27 singles that achieved top 10 chart positions at various radio formats - eleven of which reached #1, three Grammy nominations and one Grammy Award, five top 20 Billboard charting albums including two #1's and a New York Times Best Selling Novel.
Prior to launching JET Management in 2020 and Maison Arts in 2021, Tyler oversaw the C3 Management west coast office alongside John Scholz, managing artists such as Justice, Chevelle, Madeon, Girl Talk, Sam Gellaitry and Suki Waterhouse. Previously, Tyler worked at Career Artist Management where he managed The All American Rejects, Juicy J and handled many of the company’s touring and marketing initiatives for artists like Miguel, A$AP Rocky, and Big Boi of Outkast. Prior to his work in artist management, Tyler was a talent buyer for 7 years at C3 Presents in Austin and helped launch Lollapalooza Chile, Brazil, and Argentina.
Simon Kessler has spent the last seven years as a talent buyer at two of the world's biggest festival promoters C3 Presents & Insomniac. At C3, he booked artists for the 7 global Lollapalooza Festivals, which sell over one million tickets per year. He is currently booking festivals for Insomniac, including EDC Mexico and Electric Forest. In addition to booking talent for world renowned live events, Simon runs the independent record label, Coco Robano, and consults for major label Atlantic Records in the A&R department driving new signings to the label and helping find records for the existing roster.
Livia works day-to-day with Maison Arts songwriters, producers and artists, creating collaborative opportunities, signing new talent, overseeing operations, as well as reviewing and critiquing their new works. Previous to working at Maison, Livia was the Director of A&R at Big Noise Music Group, where she worked alongside & signed Stolar (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, G-Eazy), John Feldmann (Avril Lavigne, Mod Sun), Th3ory (Wale, 6lack, Chris Brown, Tory Lanez), and PJ Bianco (ARIZONA, Jonas Brothers, Fifth Harmony), among others. Prior to Big Noise, Livia was the A&R Manager at Arthouse Entertainment, home of artists and writers, Jon Bellion and Kara Dioguardi. She was integrally involved in all facets of the company’s operations, including A&R, marketing, management and business affairs. There she assisted in the development of writers and producers, Ingrid Andress (Charli XCX, Matoma, Why Don’t We), Feli Ferraro (Normani, Chris Brown), Rabitt (Andy Grammer), Pete Nappi (30 Seconds To Mars, Shinedown), and Mark Holman (Florida Georgia Line).