Concert - Orchestral - Drumset

For 25 years, Black Swamp snare drums have been the standard to which all others are measured. Taking his considerable experience as a designer, craftsman, and performer, Black Swamp Percussion founder Eric Sooy blends multiple disciplines to create snare drums that are sonically and visually superior. Designed and crafted by musicians in Michigan, USA.

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The world's most definitive orchestral snare drum. 

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The industry's original integrated trio snare system.

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Progressive Tension in a "set it and forget it" design. 

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A real concert drum sound at an affordable price.

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Speak with unparalleled clarity and articulation.

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Cast bronze shell and hoops for a powerful, pure sound.

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Drumset snare drums for the discerning player.

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True field drum punch, presence, and rumble.

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What Snare Drum Should I Buy?

We admit...there's A LOT to consider when purchasing a snare drum: size, strainer option, personal preference, price and more. Click the link below to view our snare drum buying guide and let us help!

Snare Drum Display

Shopping for a snare drum? Visit our virtual snare drum display to view product details and demo videos for a variety of shell types, strainer options and sizes.