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 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 GP2 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 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 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 Ensemble Series Fiberglass 12F Med. Hard 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 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 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 Claire Edwardes Series Birch 422B - Medium Hard Marimba Mallets

Mike Balter Claire Edwardes Series Marimba Mallets were developed closely with acclaimed percussionist. This is the 422B Medium Hard Marimba Mallet with a birch handle. Med... 

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 Basics Series Birch BB5 Medium Vibraphone Mallets Blue Cord

The Balter basics Medium Vibraphone Mallet is a good all purpose mallet. It can be used on vibraphone or marimba. It can handle loud, fast parts and soft delicate passages.... 

Balter Unwound Series Birch 93BXL Extra Hard Phenolic

The Mike Balter 93BXL Marching Keyboard mallets feature a 1" extra hard phenolic head and birch shaft. The Unwound Series consists of various oval shaped rubber, wood,... 

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 Unwound Series Fiberglass 08AF Hard Rosewood

Designed for response, clarity, control and sensitivity. Type: 1 1/4" Rosewood Handle: Fiberglass Hardness: Hard Use: Xylophone 

Balter Chamber Series Medium Marimba/Vibraphone Mallet

The Balter Chamber Series Medium Mallet performs like a champ across the entire range of either a Marimba or Vibraphone. This mallet delivers big lush low octave fundamenta... 

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 Universal Series Rattan 184R Med. Soft to Medium 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 Universal Series Rattan 187R Extra Extra Soft to Extra Soft 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 Basics Series Birch BB3 Soft Marimba Mallets Red Yarn

This Soft Marimba Mallet is from the Balter Basics Series. The softness of the mallet head is for lighter, softer passages or developing technique. The Balter basics Series... 

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 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...