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

Violin section of orchestra

April 27, 2024

7:00 pm
Celebrate 70 years of the Beaver Dam Area Orchestra!

BDAO conductor Erin Ebersole has another great concert planned with new songs and some favorites from the orchestra’s past 70 years of performances.

Free Concert Sponsored By: The Donald & Eunice Noltner Memorial Fund and Culver's of Beaver Dam in Memory of Mathew Werbelow

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

Dec 16, 2023
Holiday Concert 2023
Nov 18, 2023
Fall Concert
Violin section of orchestra
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