This musical instrument repairman is scrambling to keep up with demand

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After downsizing in 2019, Avery McDaniel of Beloit, Wisconsin, is having the "busiest rental season ever." What's up with the clarinets?
Avery McDaniel's shop in Beloit, Wisconsin, is running out of instruments to rent to schools.
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