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Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”: COVID-19 Style

December 18, 2020

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition for dancers and their fans. Christmas would not feel the same without the whimsical storytelling, beautiful...

The Wahlert marching band performs at a football game. The virtual concert will include songs from their fall season.

Band shares Christmas spirit through virtual concert

Maxwell Wessels, Reporter November 23, 2020

What would the holidays be without Christmas music? Due to the pandemic, many Christmas events have been put on hold or even cancelled,  but Instrumental Music Director David Bechard is still trying...

Members of Impulse perform at the Home Show, showing off the many skills needed to be a successful team.

Secrets to a successful show choir team

Maddie Roling, Editor February 10, 2020

There is no doubt that winning a show choir competition looks different than winning a basketball game. Between performing, playing music, or managing behind the scenes, lots of factors help create a successful...

What's Crackin' During the Nutcracker?

What’s Crackin’ During the Nutcracker?

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter January 15, 2020

The Nutcracker is a Christmas tradition. The two-act ballet features timeless characters such as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara, the Nutcracker and the Snow Queen, and the familiar music of the composer,...

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Alejandro Rojas, Editor January 2, 2020

Have you ever wished that the Gleaner released more stuff, more often? Or that it was released in a different format than just a paper issue? If so, the Gleaner is proud to present it’s latest addition...

Spotify Playlist for June 6, 2019

Alejandro Rojas, Editor June 6, 2019

Cathryn Skahill- Truth Hurts, Lizzo Anna Sigwarth- Slow Dancing in a Burning Room, John Mayer Sophie Skemp- The Best of Both Worlds, Hannah Montana Natalie Kelzer- Silence, Marshmello & Khalid Lola...

Sho Cho’s unsung heroes

Jamie Vondra, Reporter March 15, 2019

Impulse and Impact show choir teams celebrated great successes this season, such as taking the grand champion title and highly placing many other times. The performers did a great job of entertaining...

Passion fuels Burns' album

Passion fuels Burns’ album

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter March 15, 2019

When was the last time you felt inspired to create something true to yourself? How about actually doing it and sharing it with the world? That’s exactly what Noah Burns, ‘20, has been up to. For...

Behind scenes of Key City Classic

Behind scenes of Key City Classic

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor February 21, 2019

Feb. 2nd was a day of many events. Millions of people were celebrating a birthday, perhaps maybe even Groundhog's Day, with the prediction of an early spring. At Wahlert, however, the show choirs were...

Go on an Adventure

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter December 14, 2018

It's not everyday you come across a young musical prodigy. Even rarer, to find one that can make his debut album so appealing. Yet, that is exactly what French music producer and DJ Madeon, real name...

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