Our Team

Udo Felizeter

Udo Felizeter

Co-Founder, Man for Everything

Udo has a truly positive impact in all areas of the organization. He plans, coordinates and is literally in seventh heaven with new ideas. With his calming ways, he takes care of the overall organization and supports with his many years of experience, wherever “udosche” help is needed.

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Omar Altayi

Omar Altayi

The Prudent One

Omar is known to many for years as a fun-loving, engaging and open-minded host with finesse on the keyboard. Finally, he has got his many talents involved in the organization and, in addition to perfectly running the Open Piano events, he mainly ensures the smooth operation of DoReMi.

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Damion Lee

Damion Lee

The Bombastic One

Damion is bursting with energy, wit and motivation. With Vienna’s widest grin on his face and his charm, he nurtures and cares for our social media community, edits numerous very valuable videos and organizes Open Piano events. He also proves to be a born entertainer on the piano.

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Johanna Thiemann

Johanna Thiemann

The Magical One

Johanna shakes new aces out of her sleeve every week and enchants with her self-organization, her talent for websites and her eye for aesthetics. She is full of energy, directs the Open Piano agendas like a symphony orchestra and ensures order within the organization with her calmness.

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Nico Schwendinger

Nico Schwendinger

Co-Founder, Man for the Rough

From the very beginning, Nico was fully involved right from the first idea. He takes care of legal matters, finances, website, funding, Open Piano locations and the development of new business areas. He now focuses on looking at the big picture, but is also happy to host our Open Piano events from time to time.

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Kathrin Zirn

Kathrin Zirn

The Allrounder

Kathrin is a multi-talent, has an eye for aesthetic design, musical persuasion, a sense of good organization and will to win your heart over the phone with her warm being. With a sharp look, she continues to support the organization and conquers every hurdle.

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Barbara Plank

Barbara Plank

Co-Founderin, Woman for Details

Our cheerful nature played a decisive role in the development of the music institute and ensures that the operation of DoReMi runs smoothly. She has an eye for the sustainable development of the organization and for details, such as in communication with teachers. Her happy nature is particularly evident in the Open Piano support.

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Join Us

You live in a german-speaking country, like to play the piano and would like to get involved in social projects? Then get in touch with us ([email protected]) and become a piano host at our Open Pianos!

It would be great if you…

  • assist in the coordination of location
  • always keep an eye on the piano and secure it according to the weather
  • play the piano regularly to attract audiences and other pianists
  • take photos
  • collect donations for our social music institute DoReMi
  • have fun!

What’s in it for you…

  • A multifaceted task for a good cause
  • You work independently and flexibly – whenever and wherever you want
  • We cover your arrival and departure costs and, if necessary, organize accommodation for you (mostly via couchsurfing)
  • A small financial compensation
  • You are part of a very loving family and make great contacts!

Our Open Piano Hosts 

Our Partners




Media & Press

Contact & Requests

+ 43 670 558 0388
[email protected]
More Info here.

Photos & Logos

In our Media-kit you will find press information and selected photos of our Open Piano events, our music intitute and our logos in print quality.



ORF.at, 20.08.2020

‘Open Piano for Refugees wieder am Start’

Vorarlberg Online, 26.01.2019

‘Das sind die Vorarlberger des Jahres’

Die Presse, 30.08.2018


Heute, 09.08.2018

‘Linzer Hauptplatz wird für vier Tage zum Konzertsaal’

Vorarlberger Nachrichten, 17.07.2018

‘Wer Lust hat, spielt auf dem Piano am See’

Die Presse, 20.03.2018

‘Ein Freiluft-Klavier mit Folgen’

Wiener Zeitung, 08.03.2018

‘Spielend integriert’

Der Standard, 08.02.2018

‘So kommen Leute zusammen’

Wiener Bezirkszeitung, 05.02.2018

‘Musik in den Straßen Wiens’

Basellandschaftliche Zeitung, 10.11.2017

‘Ein Klavier in der Markthalle und alle dürfen ran’

Wiener Zeitung, 13.09.2017

‘Aufspielen für Flüchtlinge’

BR 24, 27.07.2017

‘Sozialaktion in Bayreuth – Open Piano for Refugees’

Heute, 17.07.2017

‘Open Piano for Refugees sammelt Spenden’

Der Standard, 10.07.2017

‘Get Active – Die Finalisten für den Social Business Award’

Münchner tz, 16.06.2017

‘Auf dem Odeonsplatz: Klavierkonzert für Flüchtlinge’

Focus, 02.06.2017

‘Ein Klavier auf der Einkaufsmeile: Aktion für Flüchtlinge’

Stuttgarter Zeitung, 01.06.2017

‘Open Piano for Refugees in Stuttgart – Klavierspielen für den guten Zweck’

Salzburger Nachrichten, 15.05.2017

‘Klavierspielen ertönte inmitten der Salzburger Altstadt’

Die Presse, 02.09.2016

‘MQ: Open Piano und ein Konzert von Dunkelbunt’

Wiener Zeitung, 01.09.2016

‘Wunder bewirken mit Musik’

Schwäbische Zeitung, 27.08.2016

‘Hier darf jeder in die Tasten hauen’

Schwäbische Zeitung, 23.08.2016

‘Ein Klavier als Ort der Begegnung’

Vorarlberger Nachrichten, 22.07.2016

‘Am See in die Tasten hauen’

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, 22.06.2016

‘Open Piano zu Gast an WU’

Salzburg 24, 13.05.2016

‘Open Piano erklingt in Salzburger Altstadt’

 Radio Broadcasts

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  • 98,3 – Superfly
  • Radio Vorarlberg
  • Radio Antenne Vorarlberg
  • Radio Mainwelle
  • Radio Steiermark
  • Radio Galaxy
  • Allgäu Hit
  • Radio Orange
  • Das neue RSA Radio
  • Unser Radio
  • Ego FM
  • Freirad Innsbruck