2024 Spring Concert

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.

Come celebrate BDAO's 70th anniversary on Saturday, April 27 at 7:00 pm in the Beaver Dam High School Auditorium. Stay for a reception after the concert with cookies and mingle with the orchestra members.
Some of the selections for this concert include:
"The Sea Hawk Suite for Orchestra" by Erich Korngold - adventure music from a classic Errol Flynn pirate movie
"Selections from The Sound of Music" by Rodgers and Hammerstein
"Paul Simon Medley"
"The Gold and Silver Waltz" by Franz Lehar
Beaverwood Caper (Glenn's March) by BDAO founder Glenn Wood
Daniel Kuzuhara will be the featured soloist on Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 20"

Daniel Kuzuhara is an American pianist born in Madison, Wisconsin who graduated with a master’s degree in Piano Performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, studying under Dr. Karen Shaw. Prior to his studies in Indiana, he studied under Professor Anthony Padilla at Lawrence University, Julie Chang, and Karen Hill. He currently studies under Maestro Sebastiaan Bijlsma of Tiziano Rosetti’s International Music Academy in Lugano, Switzerland. He also takes many masterclasses with the Director Tiziano Rosetti himself.

Throughout his career, Daniel has won over 25 awards in international competitions. Most notably, Daniel won 1st prize at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition, Grand Prize Award at the Rocky Mountain Summer Music Competition, 1st prize in the International Music Competition “Vienna” Grand Prize Virtuoso, 1st prize at the 2022 Tiziano Rosetti’s International Music Competition, two Platinum medal Awards at the 2021 Quebec International Music Competition, Gold Medal Awards at the 2021 and 2022 Grand Metropolitan International Music Competition, 2nd Prize in the Gloria Artis Competition in Vienna, and 2nd place in the 2021 Music International Grand Prix. Locally, Daniel won the 2011 Neale-Silva competition sponsored by Wisconsin Public Radio and was featured in a live performance on WPR.

Daniel has performed recitals in multiple venues locally, nationally and internationally. His most notable performance venues are Carnegie Hall in New York and Musikverein in Vienna, Austria.

Outside of performances, he runs his own music studio in Madison called Appassionato Music Studio, teaching private piano and violin lessons. He teaches students of all experience levels ages 4 through adults.

Thank you to our concert sponsor Culver's of Beaver Dam in memory of Matthew Werbelow

Thank you to our concert sponsor The Donald and Eunice Noltner Memorial Fund

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