“The pianist’s life is, by necessity, lonely” writes pianist and blogger Frances Wilson in the magazine Interlude. Of course, also as amateurs, we need to spend a lot of time at our instruments – in solitude. This is how we practice our pieces. But luckily, we also have a lot of opportunities to play with others. We just need to seek them actively. Hobby musicians based in Vienna, Austria, have plenty of choices! A list of local piano/music activities can be found in our links section. The full article, which looks at the Vienna Piano Meetup group in more detail, can be found in the German version.