Adventuring with Music in Unexpected Places


Mountain peaks are our playground . . . and practice room. Our concerto concerts are held at the nearest bus stop. We play sonatas in soup kitchens, pizzicato in apartment elevators, throw BYOB house parties with Brahms, and bike through the mountains with our instruments strapped to our backs.

Who are we? FSM is a community of classical-trained musicians who dare to enjoy and share their music in the wildest places. FreeSpaceMusicians are united in seeking unconventional practice and performance spaces for the love of music and adventure. Spanning all ages and backgrounds, we are a new breed of musicians, who have left musty practice rooms behind to embrace the world as our stage.

Coming Soon – the FSM Facebook page! Connect with other FreeSpaceMusicians, learn about the newest and best places to practice or perform in both urban and outdoor settings, post photos of your newly found practice room, share your FSM thrills (and most embarrassing moments), and network with audiences in your local area.

Join the movement and discover the thrill of FreeSpace today!


Music and the Christian Spirit released!

 by Philip Ficosr with Don Johnson

Music & the Christian Spirit: A Fifty-Two Week Devotional for Classical Musicians

I’m excited to share that Music & the Christian Spirit: A Fifty-Two Week Devotional for Classical Musicians is available today from Amazon in Kindle edition and the iBook store for iPad and iPhone! Both Kindle and iBooks provide apps that allow you to read the book on your computer. 

Each devotional takes about ten minutes to read and can be used by music teachers in classroom settings as a springboard for integrating the disciplines of music with the foundations of Christian faith: by a music director sharing with his choir and by the growing musician and believer as a devotional aid. Questions are posed at the end of each devotional and close with a prayer.

Once you’ve purchased and read Music & the Christian Spirit, I would be so appreciative if you would review it online. 

It is my hope that these devotionals will help you discover the fullness of faith expressed through your musicianship.

Thank you for your prayers and support!