sticks and mallets

A head on shot of various nylon tipped drumstick in a clear plastic tower.

Whether you play jazz, rock, or marching, we’ve got a pair of sticks for you.

From oak to rattan, we have been stocking up on sticks and mallets to satisfy our percussion customers. We are still adding models, so let us know if you don’t see something you need us to carry!

Sticks

In stock is listed, and we are happy to carry any sizes you use.

Vic Firth

American Classic –  Made from hickory specifically selected for its density and flexibility, these sticks have added durability and a clear tone. Wood or Nylon tip. 7A, 5A, 5B, 2B, Rock.

American Custom

With a round tip, these are ideal for orchestra or pit playing. SD2 Bolero, General.

Ralph Hardimon Tenor Sticks & Mallets

Full sized shaft with exceptionally large barrel tip for a big sound with great clarity.  Ralphie Jr., Hardimon, Hardimon Tenor.

Tom Aungst

A long, “reverse tear drop” tip and moderately long taper. Rebounds with ease and has a bold sound.

JoJo Mayer

Great for a big sound with little weight. Nylon tip. SJM

ProMark

Shira Kashi Wood Tip

A short, light stick that works well for jazz and for playing at low volumes. Wood tip. Oak 7A

Shira Kashi Nylon Tip

These sticks play with a bright, articulate sound at a variety of volumes. Nylon tip. 2B, 5B, 7A.

Neil Peart

Has a warmer, darker tone for higher-volume playing. Wood tip. Oak 747.

A colorful array of mallets with heads with differing sizes and colors.

Mallets in every shape, size, strength and color.

Mallets – This section under construction. Check back soon!

Mike Balter

Mike Balter mallets are demanded by most of our area teachers, and have a reputation for high quality and workability. Available in birch and rattan handles, soft to hard strengths.

Grover

Grover mallets are chosen for their accurate and impeccable sound and quality. Made in Massachusetts, Grover products are thoroughly researched and tested to highly specific standards and that dedication shows through in their mallets.

Yamaha

From their Education model mallets to the Keiko Abe signature series, Yamaha’s name and quality is assured as the industry leader. We stock a wide range of Yamaha mallets, from gong to glockenspiel.

Vic Firth

Another leader in the field both in environmental standards and quality control, Vic Firth needs no introduction. From swizzle sticks to timpani mallets, there is sure to be a Vic Firth stick for any need.

ProMark (owned by D’Addario)

ProMark mallets are made in Texas, and are designed, tested and used by top performers, educators, students and enthusiasts the world over. An excellent choice for the high school student and enthusiast percussionist.

Ludwig and Musser (owned by Conn-Selmer)

We stock the ever popular Musser and Ludwig mallets in keyboard and bass drum. Let us know if there is another instrument you are looking for!

SilverFox

The SilverFox motto is “Hits Harder, Lasts Longer”, and from what we’ve seen, these mallets hold up to the mantra. Formerly owned by Grover Percussion, SilverFox was sold in 2013 and many of these mallets are no longer available. Get yours while you still can!