Information for Christmas Concert on December 12

Hello everyone,

All of the students have been working very hard on their music for the upcoming Christmas concert, and I’m so excited to share it with you!

Here’s all the information you should need for the concert. If you have any questions about the pageant, please email me at If your child plays in strings or band, please email those directors with any questions.

When: Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm

Where: St. Ambrose school gym/stage

Who: ALL students in grades K-8 will be involved in the Christmas pageant.

Each class from grades K-7 are singing their own song, and the 8th grade are our actors, narrators, and tech.

Strings and band will play first, immediately followed by the pageant. 

Clothing – no specific color requirements

  • Grades K-7 – wear your Christmas best – you may wear:
    • Boys
      • Button down shirt
      • Dress pants/slacks
      • tie or sweater optional
      • Closed-toe shoes (no sneakers)
    • Girls
      • Dress
      • Skirt with blouse or sweater
      • Dressy pants with blouse or sweater
      • Closed-toe shoes (no sneakers)
  • 8th grade
    • Narrators and Candlelighter – same as K-7
    • Mary, Joseph, Angel, Shepherds, Magi, and Innkeeper will have costumes provided
    • Tech – all black
  • Do NOT wear
    • Jeans
    • T-shirts
    • Shorts of any kind
    • Leggings
    • Dresses or skirts above the knee
    • Open-toed shoes
    • Excessively high heels

Thank you, and I’m looking forward to a wonderful start of the Christmas season!


Rachel Ackerman, Music Teacher

St. Ambrose Catholic School

3827 Woodburn Road, Annandale, VA 22003

Phone: 703-698-7171

Fax: 703-698-7170

St. Ambrose School admits students of any race, color, and national origin.

"Christ is everything to us" – St. Ambrose