Mike Balter Mallets

Mike Balter's passion runs deep. Through years of gained experience as a percussionist, drummer, and educator Mr. Balter noticed a lack of quality mallets on the market. Applying his experience and passion for the percussive arts Balter started producing well balanced high quality mallets that rapidly became staples in percussionist mallet bags. The continued devotion to contributing consistency and quality to the arts has earned Mike Balter the prestigious 2015 Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

Balter Ensemble Series Rattan 12R Med. Hard Green Yarn

The cornerstone of the Mike Balter keyboard mallet line. These single-tone yarn wound mallets feature solid rubber cores that are the ideal weight for general playing. Their p... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 103R Med. Soft Brown Rubber

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: Round Brown Rubber Handle: Ra... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Birch 109B Hard Brass

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: 7/8 Brass" Handle: Extra Long... 

Balter Ensemble Series Rattan 14R Med. Soft Red Yarn

The cornerstone of the Mike Balter keyboard mallet line. These single-tone yarn wound mallets feature solid rubber cores that are the ideal weight for general playing. Their p... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB12 Bell Mallets Brass

The Balter Basics Brass Bell Mallet is a great mallet for students to start off with. With its small brass mallet head this is able to achieve delicate bell parts and proje... 

Balter Ultimate Series Birch 114B Medium Red Cord

The Ultimate Series is designed to produce a full, rich, warm sound with a very strong fundamental. Heavily weighted rubber cores with a latex underlayment wound with an extre... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 109R Hard Brass

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: 7/8 Brass" Handle: Rattan ... 

Balter CM2 Medium Chime Mallet

Newly redesigned and improved. Now made with high impact material. Double-sided head featuring a genuine leather striking surface at one end. Long hard-maple handle provides ... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Birch 101B Extra Soft Black Rubber

The Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Black Birch 101BB Extra Soft Black Rubber mallets are larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles. They will bring your instrument... 

Balter Xylophone Santoprene Mallets

The X4 Xylophone mallets have a 1 ¼″ Santoprene head and are designed to create a warm, dark sound on rosewood or fiberglass xylophones. They create a slight a... 

Balter Titanium Series 323R Medium Hard Rattan

Balter Titanium Mallets work great on both vibes and marimba. Perfect for a player who needs to cover both instruments in a playing situation. The Balter Titanium Series Mediu... 

Balter MBMP Mallet Pouch

The Mike Balter MBMP Mallet Pouch is a vinyl pouch that will hold 6-10 pairs of mallets. Ideal for school percussionists. Many use several pouches to separate their mallets by... 

Balter Ensemble Series 11B Hard Yellow Yarn Mallets - Birch

The Balter Ensemble Series Birch 11B Hard Yellow Yarn one of the cornerstones of the Mike Balter keyboard mallet line. These single-tone yarn wound mallets feature solid rubbe... 

Balter Shadow Series Black Birch 224BB Soft Red Trim Black Cord

These extremely well-balanced mallets were developed expressly for the concert marimba soloist. The black cord wound oval-shaped head on a long Black Birch Handle produces an ... 

Balter Unwound Series Rattan 06R Hard Grey Rubber

Designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: Oval Grey Rubber Handle: Rattan Hardness: Hard Use: Xylophone, Bells 

Balter Ensemble Series Rattan 15R Soft Aqua Yarn

The cornerstone of the Mike Balter keyboard mallet line. These single-tone yarn wound mallets feature solid rubber cores that are the ideal weight for general playing. Their p... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 101R Extra Soft Black Rubber

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: Round Black Rubber Handle: Ra... 

Balter Contemporary Series Birch 85B Soft Wine Yarn

This light-weight, dual-tonal, wool yarn wound series provides improved dexterity and smooth rolling for today's accomplished marimba soloist. Type: Wine Yarn Handl... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB11 Medium Xylophone Mallets Poly

This Balter Basics Medium Xylophone Mallet functions great as an all purpose xylophone or bell mallet. Medium mallets can usually handle all the parts, from the quiet to the l... 

Balter Contemporary Series Birch 86B Extra Soft Burgundy Yarn

This light-weight, dual-tonal, wool yarn wound series provides improved dexterity and smooth rolling for today's accomplished marimba soloist. Type: Burgundy Yarn H...