Celeste Di Iorio and Sara Durnil founded Maple Street Music Agency on the concept that excellence in service is the best way to honor the excellence in an artist. Having seen that each of their core values were aligned, their journey to merge into a well-rounded partnership began.
Celeste Di Iorio
Celeste Di Iorio is an established, first-class booking agent and manager working over the last 6 years with Cary Morin (The Atoll, Young Ancients, Pura Fe Trio). Celeste has vast experience in both national and international booking to include venues, festivals, and special events. Celeste has routed extensive tours throughout the U.S. and Europe. She has been instrumental in branding and rebranding artists as well as creating many CD release campaigns that have resulted in increased artist visibility, airplay, and CD sales. In addition to routing tours for Cary Morin, Celeste has routed tours for Austin artists Shelly King and Ray Bonneville, and world-renowned blues artist, Pura Fe. Celeste has also consulted with many artists on CD release strategies to include radio and print promotion. She is versed in sync licensing, and has assisted artists in placing their music in various music libraries over the years.Celeste’s previous professional life was that of leadership coach and consultant, and educational administrator. Her background in leading non-profit organizations, leadership development, and organizational development lends many transferable skills to her current passion as an agent. Her experience building and directing communities brings a great deal of value to her work as an agent, as she always feels the success of those who work with her is the ultimate measure of her success. Celeste is also a curriculum specialist, having developed many & varied custom curricula throughout the past 25 years. As her focus shifted to managing music, so did her educational development. Celeste offers courses and consultation to musicians and music business professionals on a wide variety of topics.
Celeste has her own history in the world of performance, having been involved in dance, theater, and music for many years. She is a vocalist and, as she would say, “a strummer on guitar.”
Sara's previous professional experience started in marketing and sales in the technical field. She soon added quality systems and training to her skill set. After time in the real estate industry, she took a major 90-degree turn into the non-profit sector where she became an accomplished major fundraiser event director. All of these carry over into her work in assisting musicians with their business plans, marketing presence, and overall vision for themselves. Sara is also an avid music enthusiast and artist.