Fine Arts

Holiday Performances at SMA

The holidays are celebrated in many ways at SMA each December, and our performing arts department has been busy preparing for our festive holiday season.  Please join us for some Christmas cheer, and to celebrate the hard work and skills demonstrated by our performing arts students.

SMA Winter Orchestra and Dance Concert

Sunday, December 4

2:00 p.m.  St. Mary’s Academy Clark Family Auditorium

Admission is free

Featuring our Marian Instruments, Piano Ensemble, St. Mary’s Academy Dance Company (SMADCo), Dance Club, and dance classes.

SMA Choral Christmas Concert

Wednesday, December 7

7:00 p.m. St. Mary’s Academy Clark Family Auditorium

Admission is free

Featuring Concert Choir, Rose Choir, and the Marian Singers

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

December 9, 10

7:00 p.m. St. Mary’s Academy 3rd floor Commons

Ticket $5, purchased at the door

Featuring our SMA Studio Theatre students, with hot cocoa and treats

Coffee House Jam

Wednesday, December 14

7:00 p.m. St. Mary’s Academy 3rd floor Commons

Admission is free

Featuring our ukulele students, with hot cocoa and treats

You can also catch the Marian Singers performing at these public events:

  • Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree, Friday December 2, at Keller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at http://singingchristmastree.org/ Use the code:   This gives $2 back to the Marians for each ticket sold. We are a part of the main-stage show. You must purchase a ticket to this event.
  • Portland Center Stage Pre-Show Lobby Entertainment, Friday, December 9, at Gerding Theater (The Armory), 7:00 p.m. We have a free performance in the lobby prior to the ticketed “Irving Berlin” show that evening.
  • The Grotto Festival of Lights, Sunday, December 11, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets purchased at the gate. Go to thegrotto.org for more information.
  • Unitus Holiday Caroling, Thursday, December 15, 3:30 p.m. Festive, casual, outdoor caroling along 6th Avenue at the Unitus Plaza.