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 Ultimate Series Birch 112B Hard Green 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 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 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 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 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 Wide Bar Series Rattan 31R Hard Beige Yarn

Developed for graduated bar vibes, this three model series is intended for two mallet jazz performance. Speed, dexterity, and accuracy are improved with the short handle. ... 

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 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 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 Basics Series Birch BB2 Medium Marimba Mallets Blue Yarn

The Balter Basics Medium marimba Mallet is an excellent all purpose mallet. Medium hardness mallets function well when playing soft and loud fast passages. A fine choice fo... 

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 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 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 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 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 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 Ensemble Series Rattan 11R Hard Yellow 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 Rattan 82R Med. Hard Green Yarn

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