Welcome back to the Chops blog. Today we’re going to cover the different options available for stick and mallet packs. There are great options for starting a young percussionist, as well as expanded packs for the intermediate student. These sticks and mallets should last for many years and can be used at every level (beginner, intermediate, high school, college and beyond). Our most popular packs requested by schools are from Vic Firth and Innovative Percussion. Both make great quality products you can trust. A young percussionist should start with one of these packs, then add to it as they progress through their percussion education.
I’ve broken the packs down into four categories: Basic packs, Core packs, Intermediate packs, and Expanded Core packs. The quality is the same with each pack. The difference is what is included in the different levels of packs. The more you get now, the less you’ll need to add on later.