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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Unwound Series 3B Medium Soft Brown Rubber Mallets - Birch

The Balter Unwound Series Birch 03B Med. Soft Brown Rubber Mallet is designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: Oval Brown Rubber Handle: Birch... 

Balter Ensemble Series 16B Extra Soft Orange Yarn Mallets - Birch

The Balter Ensemble Series Birch 16B Extra Soft Orange Yarn is one of the cornerstone of the Mike Balter keyboard mallet line. These single-tone yarn wound mallets feature sol... 

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 Basics Series II Birch BB27 Medium Marimba Mallets Black Rubber

This Balter Basics Series II Medium Rubber Mallet is a perfect Marimba Mallet for when you need very defined notes with a quick attack. The Balter basics Series II is for t... 

Balter Shadow Series Black Birch 221BB Hard Yellow 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 Glock/Bell Lexan Mallets - Medium Hard

The G2 mallets are medium hard 1″ Lexan and designed for Glock or Bells.  

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... 

Balter Ultimate Series Rattan 113R Med. Hard Blue 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 Contemporary Series Rattan 84R Med. Soft Blue Yarn

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

Balter Xylophone Nylon Mallets X1 - Medium Hard

The X1 Medium Hard Xylophone mallets have a 1 1/8″ Nylon head and are designed for rosewood or fiberglass xylophones.  

Balter Xylophone Sarlink Mallets

The X3 Xylophone mallets have a 1 ¼″ Sarlink head and are designed to create a full, dark sound on rosewood or fiberglass xylophones.  

Balter Ian Finkel Xylophone Mallets Medium Hard

The Balter Ian Finkel Xylophone Mallets are a cord covered and offer excellent articulation warmth. The Medium hard mallets will provide a clear manageable attack when needed.