WELCOME TO THE
BEAVER DAM AREA ORCHESTRA

About
Beaver Dam
Area Orchestra

The Beaver Dam Area Orchestra is a group of dedicated volunteers who love to play music and share it with their community. The orchestra offers high-quality performances that are free for all to attend, made possible by the generous donations of the community. Support from the Beaver Dam community allows the orchestra to flourish and deliver incredible musical performances. 

Upcoming Free Concerts

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December 10, 2022

5:00pm 

This is a shorter holiday concert with no intermission, and includes a carefully-selected portion of the full evening concert. This concert is intended to allow attendance by families with young children who may not appreciate the length of the longer concert and/or who may not be able to stay awake for the entire evening concert.

7:00pm 

Join us for an evening full of Christmas/Holiday themed music. Like our other full programs, the concert is around 90 minutes, with a brief intermission.

Free Concert Sponsored By: The Tom and Judy Heffron Family Fund, part of the Beaver Dam Area Community Foundation.
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April 15, 2023

7:00 pm
Our spring concert is the final concert of our season featuring a mix of styles and genres. The concert is about 90 minutes with intermission.

Free Concert Sponsored By: A.M. Kiwanis and The Donald & Eunice Noltner Memorial Fund.

Orchestra Scholarship Program

Congratulations to the 2022 BDAO Scholarship Winner

Alaynah Ann Smith – Clarinet and Bass Clarinet

The Beaver Dam Area Orchestra is proud to announce their scholarship program! This annual scholarship is open to senior musicians who have played in the Beaver Dam Area Orchestra prior to high school graduation.This one-of-a-kind opportunity helps students with the costs of tuition, books and room/board that they need for college! Learn more about previous scholarship winners and how to apply!

Beaver Dam Area Orchestra Board of Directors Gifting a Scholarship to a Student

From Left: Erin Ebersole, Alaynah Ann Smith, Marge Jorgensen

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Previous Concerts

Music director directing an orchestra during a song
Oct 29, 2022
Fall Concert: Halloween Themed
Cello player playing in an orchestra
Apr 9, 2022
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series
Cello player playing in an orchestra
Dec 11, 2021
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series
Cello player playing in an orchestra
Nov 20, 2021
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series