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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.



Black Swamp Multisonic Snare Drums


The world's most definitive orchestral snare drum. 

Black Swamp Mercury Snare Drums


Speak with unparalleled clarity and articulation.

Black Swamp SoundArt Snare Drums


The industry's original integrated trio snare system.

Black Swamp Dynamicx Snare Drums


Drumset snare drums for the discerning player.

Black Swamp Pro10 Studio Snare Drums

Pro10 Studio™

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

Black Swamp Symphonic Field Drums Snare Drums

Field Drums

True field drum punch, presence, and rumble.

Black Swamp Concert Maple Snare Drums

Concert Maple

A real concert drum sound at an affordable price.

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Snare Systems


Shell Options

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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!

Wood Drum Dampener

Designed With the Planet in Mind

Our more sustainable drum dampener is constructed from lumber cut offs collected during our Unibody solid shell manufacturing, and fully repurposed into a beautiful new percussion accessory item.

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