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 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.... 

Balter Ensemble Series Birch 18B Bass Lt. 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 Glock/Bell Poly Mallets - Medium Soft

The G1 mallets are medium soft 1″ Poly and designed for Glock or Bells.  

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Black Birch 101BB 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: Bl... 

Balter High Volume Series Birch 192B Hard Nylon

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 High Volume Series Birch 193B Hard PVC

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 Ultimate Series Birch 115B Med. Soft Aqua 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 Unwound Series 1B Extra Soft Black Rubber Mallets - Birch

The Balter Unwound Series Birch 1B Extra Soft Black Rubber is designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: Oval Black Rubber Handle: Birch Hardn... 

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Rattan 107R Hard Maple

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: 1 1/8" Maple; Handle: Rattan... 

Balter Mushroom Head Series Rattan 63R Med. Soft Yellow Rattan

The Mushroom Head design produces a rich, smooth tone and will provide additional attack when needed. Type: Yellow Yarn Handle: Rattan Hardness: Medium Soft Us... 

Balter Super Vibe Series Birch 125B Med. Soft Aqua 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 High Volume Series Birch 195B Med. Hard White Cord

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 Unwound Series Rattan 03R Med. Soft Brown Rubber

Designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: Oval Brown Rubber Handle: Rattan Hardness: Medium Soft Use: Marimba 

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 quite to the l... 

Balter Ultimate Series Birch 111B Extra Hard Yellow 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 Glock/Bell Nylon Mallets - Medium Hard

The G3 mallets are medium hard-hard 1″ Nylon and designed for Glock or Bells.  

Balter X2 Xylophone PVC Mallets - Hard

The X2 Hard Xylophone mallets have a 1 1/8″ PVC head and are designed for rosewood or fiberglass xylophones.  

Balter Grandioso Unwound Series Birch 107B Hard Maple

Larger, heavier round mallet heads on longer handles bring your instrument to life with a big, rich tone and strong fundamental. Type: 1 1/8" Maple; Handle: Extra L... 

Balter Ensemble Series Black Birch 18BB Bass Lt. 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...