About Us

Established in October 2014, the Center for Mallet Percussion Research is a collection of information documenting the careers of several of the finest mallet percussion artists from the early to mid-twentieth century as well as a diverse collection of rare mallet percussion instruments gathered for the purpose of creating a legacy collection for future generations.

The Center for Mallet Percussion Research is a project of the Kutztown University Foundation

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Mallet Percussion Research is to provide access to rare as well as one-of-a-kind instruments, music, recordings, films, related materials, and memorabilia as well as serve as a repository for similar materials entrusted to the Center as they become available.

Values

The Center for Mallet Percussion Research believes in the following values:

  • Educate

  • Collaborate

  • Experience

  • Preserve