" I have come to accept that everything I do and hear is music,
it is a constant performance of life in which I hold great respect for all performances."

- Michael Carlito

Michael Carlito has been a multi-stylistic professional drummer in New York State for almost fifty years. His deep passion for performing is channeled directly into his visionary gift for design, robust structural integrity and uncompromising commitment to elite, elegant craftsmanship. 

Michael has an insatiable driven desire for innovation-not for its own sake, but to achieve new, bold designs for musical products that transcend all former conceptions. 

TranSnare is built by a player, for players. It is the ultimate snare for the professional drummer and aficionado who appreciates the vital difference between a commissioned customized instrument and one that is generically mass-produced. It is at once a master-crafted piece of musical art and a player’s lifetime investment in achieving the exact individual sound by which they strive to be identified and acclaimed.