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Tuba players celebrate the holiday season with annual concert led by Burbank resident

With Christmas just weeks away, the sounds of carolers singing, Salvation Army bells beside red kettles and Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” fill the air.

However, the organizers of the free annual Merry TubaChristmas concert, which is in its 42nd year, are hoping to offer people a change of pace for their holiday tunes.

More than 100 tuba players from Los Angeles County of varying ages and experience levels will be performing classic Christmas and Hanukkah songs at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, located at 6300 Forest Lawn Dr.

Burbank resident and tuba player Scott Wilkinson, who has played in the concert for...

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