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 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 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 Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 106R Hard Grey Rubber

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 Unwound Series Birch 08BXL Hard Rosewood

Designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: 7/8" Rosewood Handle: Birch Hardness: Hard Use: Xylophone Why XL? This mallet's... 

Balter Unwound Series 9AB Medium Hard Aluminum Mallets - Birch

The Balter Unwound Series Birch 9AB Med. Hard Aluminum Mallet is designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: 5/8" Aluminum Handle: Birch Hardne... 

Balter CM3 Large 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 CM1 Small 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 Contemporary Series Rattan 81R Hard Purple Yarn

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

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... 

Balter Titanium Series 324R Medium Rattan

The Balter Titanium Series Mallets are designed to function perfectly on both marimba and vibes. Perfect for the pit player who needs to jump back and forth on the fly. The Me... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB8 Medium Xlyophone Mallets Blue Rubber

The Medium Xylophone Mallets from the Balter Basics Series is a great way to start your keyboard percussion mallet collection. It functions well for most pieces or exercise... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB10 Hard Xylophone Mallets PVC

This Balter Basics Mallet functions well on Xylophone or Bells. It has a hard PVC head and produces sharp quick tones with short sustain. Perfect for fast passages in perfo... 

Balter Basics Series II Birch BB22 Medium Marimba Mallets Black Yarn

The Balter basics Series II Medium Marimba Mallets can be used on marimba or vibes. The Medium Marimba Mallet is a general work horse in the mallet percussion world. It can... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 102R Soft Tan Rubber

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