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 GP3 Weighted Phenolic 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 Contemporary Series Rattan 86R 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 Titanium Series 326B Soft Birch Handles

The Soft Birch Mallet from the Balter Titanium series delivers the perfect tone and feel when a soft touch is required. The Titanium series is extremely useful in that they wo... 

Balter Basics Series II Birch BB26 Soft Vibraphone Mallets Black Cord

When you need a Soft Vibraphone Mallet for a passage that requires a lighter touch reach for your Balter Basic Series II Vibe Mallet. Perfect for the developing student thi... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB6 Soft Vibraphone Mallets Red Cord

The Balter Basics Soft Vibraphone Mallet is a great student vibraphone mallet. It is built well that even a pro can execute a good performance on this. The soft hardness of... 

Balter High Volume Series Rattan 192R 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 Rattan 194R Med. Soft 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 Ensemble Series Rattan 17R 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 Titanium Series 325B Medium Soft Birch Handles

Balter Mallets brings us the Titanium Series. The Titanium Series is perfect for pit musicians in that they function flawlessly on both marimba and vibes. The Medium Soft Birc... 

Balter Claire Edwardes Series Birch 421B - Hard Marimba Mallet

Mike Balter Claire Edwards Series Marimba Mallets come with birch handles. This is the 421B, it is the Hard mallet of the series. This mallet works great for fast parts tha... 

Balter Unwound Series 91B Medium Hard Poly Mallets - Birch

The Mike Balter 91B Marching Keyboard mallets features a 1 1/8" medium hard poly head and birch shaft. The Unwound Series consists of various oval shaped rubber, wood,... 

Balter Keiko Kotoku Series Medium Hard Marimba Mallet

This Balter Keiko Kotoku Series Marimba Mallet delivers a medium hard attack making it well suited for the upper range of the marimba. It can be very useful across the enti... 

Balter High Volume Series Rattan 195R 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 92B Hard Lexan Mallets - Birch

The Mike Balter 92B Marching Keyboard mallets feature a 1 1/8" hard Lexan head and birch shaft. The Unwound Series consists of various oval shaped rubber, wood, metal, ... 

Balter Keiko Kotoku Series Medium Marimba Mallet

This Balter Keiko Kotoku Series Medium Marimba Mallet is an excellent general use mallet from the series. This mallet performs across the entire range of the instrument. It... 

Balter Basics Series Birch BB4 Hard Vibraphone Mallets Yellow Cord

The Balter Basics Series Hard Vibraphone Mallet is a perfect addition to a students mallet bag. A Hard mallet will teach the student control and accuracy when using such a ... 

Balter Unwound Series 7B Hard Maple Mallets - Birch

The Balter Unwound Series Birch 7B Hard Maple Mallet is designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: 1 1/4" Maple Handle: Birch Hardness: Hard... 

Balter Unwound Series Rattan 92R Hard Lexan

The Mike Balter 92R Marching Keyboard mallets feature a 1 1/8" hard lexan head and rattan shaft. The overall length is 14 1/8". The Unwound Series consists of variou... 

Balter Ultimate Series Rattan 115R 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 Titanium Series 321B Extra Hard Birch Handles

The Balter Titanium Series functions great on both vibes and marimba. The Extra Hard Birch model delivers clear definition and sharp attack without harshness or lose of contro...