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 Contemporary Series Birch 86B Extra Soft Burgundy Yarn

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

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 G4 Glock/Bell PVC Mallets - Hard

The G4 mallets are hard 1″ PVC and designed for Glock or Bells.  

Balter Glock/Bell Poly Mallets - Medium Soft

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

Balter Ultimate Series Rattan 114R Medium Red 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 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 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 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 Basics Series II Birch BB24 Hard Vibraphone Mallets Black Cord

This Balter Basics Hard Vibraphone Mallet is from the Series II line. Series II is for the developing student. This is a quality Vibe mallet that is articulate and projecti... 

Balter Louie Bellson Series LB1 Drum Mallet

Essential accessories for today's drumset player. Several models are double-ended providing great solutions for quick changes. The LB1 is a drum mallet. Head Diam... 

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 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 Ensemble Series Birch 17B Extra Soft Lt. Blue 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 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 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 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 Titanium Series 322R Hard Rattan

This is the Hard Rattan mallet from the Balter Titanium Series. The Hardness of this mallet produces a quick attack, controlled strong fundamental and rich overtones. The spec... 

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 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 Unwound Series Fiberglass 91F Med. Hard Poly

The Mike Balter 91F Marching Keyboard mallets feature a 1 1/8" medium hard poly head and fiberglass shaft. The overall length is 14 1/8". The Unwound Series consists...