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

Spring 2023

November 18, 2023

7:00 pm 

Please mark you calendars for our annual Fall Concert. More concert info to come.

Free Concert Sponsored By:

December 16, 2023


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.


Join us for an evening full of Christmas/Holiday themed music.

Free Concert Sponsored By: The Tom and Judy Heffron Family Fund, part of the Beaver Dam Area Community Foundation.
Violin section of orchestra

April 27, 2024

7:00 pm
Please mark your calendars for BDAO’s annual Spring Concert. More concert info to come.

Free Concert Sponsored By: The Donald & Eunice Noltner Memorial Fund.

Orchestra Scholarship Program

Congratulations to the 2023 BDAO Scholarship Winners

Emily Gutknecht – Viola

Daelen Johnson – Cello

Abbey Kasuboski – Viola

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!

From Left: Marge Jorgensen, Emily Gutknecht, Erin Ebersole

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Previous Concerts

Apr 15, 2023
Spring Concert (click for more info)
Dec 10, 2022
Holiday Concert
Oct 29, 2022
Fall Concert: Halloween Themed
Apr 9, 2022
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series
Dec 11, 2021
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series
Nov 20, 2021
Beaver Dam Orchestra Concert Series