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 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 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 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 Artist Series Dick Sisto Vibraphone Mallets

The 40AR Dick Sisto mallets are similar to the 40R but with a darker, warmer sound. They produce a full sound on both vibes and marimba. Head diameter: 1.5&Prime... 

Balter Ensemble Series Birch 11BXL 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 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 Universal Series Birch 183B Medium to Med. Hard Brown Yarn

The Mike Balter Universal Series offers an array of multi-tonal models. Loosely wrapped wool yarn wound heads around heavy, hard cores with various underlayments that change t... 

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 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 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 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 Pro Vibe Series Black Birch 24BB Soft Red Cord

The Mike Balter Pro Vibe Series carries on a heritage of performance and reliability with a distinctive style. The heavier, round shaped cord wound mallet head provides the pr... 

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 Super Vibe Series Birch 124B Medium Red Cord

Designed to generate a full, lavish, powerful tone taking your vibe playing to an unprecedented level. The Super Vibe Series is made specifically with large, massive weighted ... 

Balter Mushroom Head Series Birch 62BXL Med. Hard Yellow Cord

The Mushroom Head design produces a rich, smooth tone and will provide additional attack when needed. Type: Yellow Cord Handle: Birch Hardness: Medium Hard Use... 

Balter Titanium Series 323B Medium Hard Birch Handles

Mike Balter Gives us the Titanium Series mallets with dual functionality on both marimba and vibes. The Medium Hard Birch Mallet from the series is extremely versatile and ser... 

Balter High Volume Series Birch 191B Med. Hard Poly

Designed for indoor\outdoor playing. Oversized heavy heads provide a massive tone that will "bring down the house" with immense volume. Each model also features a non-slip gri... 

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 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. ...