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 01R Extra Soft Black Rubber Rattan

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

Balter Ultimate Series Birch 116B Soft Orange 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 Titanium Series 325R Medium Soft Rattan

The Balter Medium Soft Rattan Mallets from the Titanium Series functions wonderfully on both marimba and vibes making this mallet versatile and essential to the busy multiple ... 

Balter Titanium Series 326R Soft Rattan

This Soft Rattan Mallet from Balter's Titanium series functions perfectly on vibes and marimba. It produces a rich fundamental and strong overtones with a soft touch. The dual... 

Balter Steve Shapiro Vibe Mallets Medium Soft

The Steve Shapiro Vibe Mallets From Balter are unique in that they are designed to use with vibes with pick ups or microphone. These Medium Soft Mallets deliver well defined f... 

Balter SC2 Medium Soft Suspended Cymbal Mallets

The Mike Balter SC2 Suspended Cymbal Mallets will meet all of your band, orchestra, and ensemble needs. Model SC2 is perfect for general playing supplying mellow single strok... 

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 GL3 Weighted Lexan Glock/Bell Mallets

The GL and GP models all have a brass insert in the head to add additional weight. This feature helps pull more tone from the bar. These mallets are a must have if you are ... 

Balter Unwound Series 2B Soft Tan Rubber Mallets - Birch

The Balter Unwound Series Birch 2B Soft Tan Rubber is designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: Oval Tan Rubber Handle: Birch Hardness: Soft... 

Balter Claire Edwardes Series Birch 423B - Medium Marimba Mallets

Balter Claire Edwardes Series Marimba Mallets come with a Birch handle. The 423B Medium Mallet is going to be the most versatile out of the series. Medium Mallets can still... 

Balter Contemporary Series Rattan 85R 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 High Volume Series Rattan 193R 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 Titanium Series 321R Extra Hard Rattan

This mallet From the Balter Titanium Series is designed to function for both marimba and vibes. This frees the player to switch instruments on the fly without switching mallet... 

Balter Steve Shapiro Vibe Mallets Medium Hard

Balter gives us the Steve Shapiro Vibe Mallet series. This series is designed for vibes with pickup's or vibes with microphones. These Medium Hard mallets produce a clear dyna... 

Balter Ultimate Series Rattan 112R 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 Basics Series II Birch BB25 Medium Vibraphone Mallets Black Cord

This Medium Vibraphone Mallet is from The Balter basics Series II Line. The Basics Series II is for the developing student furthering their education. The medium Hardness o... 

Balter Unwound Series 02R Soft Tan Rubber Rattan

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

Balter Ensemble Series Rattan 18R Bass Lt. Green Yarn

Single-tone yarn wound mallets. Ideal weight for general playing. Type: Light Green Yarn Handle: Rattan Hardness: Extra Soft Use: Bass Marimba 

Balter Titanium Series 322B Hard Birch Handles

Balter's new Titanium Series Mallets offer a unique functionality in that they work wonderfully on both marimba and vibraphone. Ideal for the pit musician who covers a lot of ... 

Balter Ensemble Series Rattan 16R Extra Soft Orange 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. Thei...