recent letters and emails
Hi David,Sticks just arrived! They are
beautiful! Your craftsmanship is as
exquisite as ever!
Thoroughly enjoyed using your sticks
these last 30 odd years! Quality
Thanks aagin and very best wishes
Dear David Morbey,
... Best wishes and thanks for your
great work and Service,
Just a wee note to thank you for your
help with ordering these sticks. They
arrived safely yesterday... Once
again thanks for your speedy, efficient
Hope you are well. Just to let you know
that the sticks have arrived back
safely. They look great; good as new! I
can't wait to try them out. Thank
you for the excellent service.
Thanks a lot for the mallets! They are
It will be a pleasure to play them
within the orchestra in Octobre... ?
the mallets arrived and are great! thank
you very much!
Just wanted to say thanks so much for turning round my order so quickly. I used
them in a huge Mahler inspired piece at the National Brass Band Championships at
the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, and my band won. I also had several positive
remarks about my timpani playing which was massively helped by the sound your
sticks helped me produce.
... , they’re absolutely brilliant.
I played with your sticks on tour. They have surround sound, clear
articulation, variety in timbre and quite versatile in hardness. Perhaps
you are the only one who makes exactly those sticks that I need at the moment.
Thanks for your work!
With best regards,
AK Russian Federation
DEAR DAVID....just to know how are you my friend, i was using my timpani sticks
and i just want to tell you thank you so much ...i
really enjoy playing with this kind of sticks...
just to say that the sticks have arrived and they are superb.
Thanks so much.
Thank you very much for the 2 pairs of refelted timp-stix that I received
yesterday. Excellent job, wonderful!
Thanks again and best regards,
Yesterday I finally played with your sticks. They sound very rich and clear, I
really like it!
I will think which of your sticks will fill up my collection next and will order
Thank you so much for your work!
AK Russian Federation
Thank you so much for rushing the order through for me - I really appreciate it.
I hope you have a great holiday.
Thank you for E-Mailing.
I am extremely happy that your 440KK and 620KK are so great. I appreciate
your great work.
As for the diameter of shafts,
I would appreciate it if you could make it with 9.5mm - 10.0mm diameter like
last time. If you need more than 10.0mm diameter, please let me know.
I have priority to the tones over anything.
Just wanted to
let you know the mallets arrived. Gorgeous, as always!!
Thank you so much again.
The sticks have arrived today. Not quite in time for last night’s concert but
more importantly I have another concert on Friday with Andrea Bocelli, so I am
very much looking forward to using them then. I really appreciate you doing this
so quickly - I know your manufacturing process is very time consuming, for good
Many thanks for the quick turnaround - just picked the sticks up ... and I'm
blown away. The 520's are lovely (as always) and the 660's are so unnoticeable
that I couldn't see where the repair was until I looked very closely indeed.
Balance feels good and I'll give them a run out at rehearsal tomorrow
I'm very happy to have my full compliment of sticks again.
Your Timpanisticks arrived in Karlsruhe safely.
Thank you very much. They’re perfect and sound incredible
Best wishes from Germany
... I just would like to thank you for the timpani mallets you sent to me
for Beethoven 9th. They worked perfect on the first rehearsal, we are doing
another one tomorrow, It has to be said that they sound really professional and
worked extremely well .... Their response in all the dynamic range was
brilliant. I was surprise how small the head is but sound great.
Again Thank you for the mallets and for the quick response to my order.
With many thanks
My son's sticks arrived today so in time for Saturday.
I can't thank you enough for sorting this and was very touched by the kind
message you sent.
Thank you once again
I well received the sticks. Thank you, they feel and sound great!!
Mallets arrived today and they look great.
Thanks very much David.
Thank you, the package arrived some time ago. The sticks are fantastic. We will
probably send the sticks to be refelted from Holland in November,
Many thanks for this. That's brilliant, I look forward to receiving them, thank
you so much. Most of my 2002 sticks were sadly stolen but I managed to get ... a
load of your models via Southern Percussion and they are still going strong, I
used them in Canada a few weeks ago and got a lot of compliments about how good
Just to confirm the sticks have arrived safely. As ever, heartfelt ... thanks -
can't wait to put them to good use.
Once again thanks - and congratulations on your superior products.
All best wishes
The refurbished sticks have arrived safely.
Thanks so much for a great job of refurbishing them.
to say that the sticks arrived today. They are really gorgeous! Thank you so
much for them and the fast service.
Many thanks again,
very best wishes,
... just letting
you know that the famous BS sticks arrived safely. ... are now very
curious about why they’re called BS sticks ... hilarious!! The legend
continues. Thanks again for your fantastic work, the sticks as always are
exactly what I had in mind.
just put them in the post to you; the 430 and 410KK from the stick set I've had
for many years now. The 540FF pair is still going strong, ... The sticks have
now played a lot of repertoire, and brought years of joy to me and to others.
Just the way they feel has helped guide my playing, and they've widened my
palette in terms of tone and articulation.
With very many thanks,
Many thanks, I used them yesterday and am really happy with them!
Thanks for your quick turn around!
i got your mallets. I already tried them an they sound great.
Thanks for the excellent sticks... I'm really enjoying playing with them.
I just received
these beautiful timpani sticks today. I'm looking so much forward to play with
them : )
Thanks so much for the 540s. They sound incredible and the craftsmanship is
I received my sticks today and they are
amazing! Thank you so much for
My very best wishes,
Arrived home today to find the package
awaiting me! Thank you so much for
making and delivering them so quickly, I
really appreciate the extra effort!
Many thanks for the sticks, which arrived last week. They look and feel
excellent - as always - and I look forward to getting into the studio with them
very soon :)
I' d like to say thank you for the new 470 kk, which I' m playing quite a while.
It sounds great and is a pleasure to play and I'm happy to have him in my bag.
Thank you again for your help and best wishes,
Sticks arrived safely David! They are magnificent as always!
thank you so much for your amazing work and kind words !!! I received
the sticks, and will contact you as soon as I need to buy more of your
fantastic products !!!
All the best
Dear Mr Morbey
...Thank you very much for your helps and support. The mallets look and
...I have greatly enjoyed using your sticks, they work very well for me. I am
often asked who made them and I happily send them your way!
I continue to be very pleased with your sticks, I used them exclusively for many
recent concerts, I find them very satisfying in every way. Great feel and a
All the best,
Solo Timpanist State Symphony Orchestra
“Novaya Rossiya" Russia
Thank you for this real masterwork – I guess these timpani sticks are
deemed to be the most perfect among any ones I’ve ever tried. Your method of
smooth roll equal seamless winding is genius indeed. Stick balance is marvelous.
Sound evolution can be reached thanks to all these factors. Again, thank you for
your work. Hope for our cooperation in future.
That's a great pleasure for me to enter a big international elitist family of
timpany musicians, which are admirers of your marvelous artwork! ... One
more time I'd like to say you thanks for these pieces of masterwork!
At each performance I listen to rave comments from timpany musicians, orchestra
participants, and different
conductors. They notice sounding revolution on my timpany. No doubt that this
fact shall be deemed to be the reward for our mutual work with you. Some
orchestra musicians ask me: "Have you got a new timpany?" I answer:
"No, I've just got new sticks!" Hearty greetings from Russia!
Perfect ! I received the sticks in the meantime. They seem brand new [refelted].
now im gonna try them on. Thank you for your work.
I'm pleased to confirm receipt of the sticks, thank you so much for the
"rush" order, S... will be delighted!
Just to let you know that the sticks have arrived this morning, thank you very
much for your excellent service.
Thank you for the sticks which were beautifully made as ever. So sorry to hear
about Alan Cumberland's passing- what an inspiration he was and a lovely man to
Hope you are well and we send our best wishes to you
the sticks just arrived. What can I say? WOW!! :-) Amazing sticks, superb
treatment, incredible sound! As usual! Thank you so much!!! I'm looking forward
to play them in our hall!
All the best for you!
Delighted to report that Beethoven 3 went splendidly with the new sticks
you made for me. The conductor commented on the sound! Thank you once again.
very best wishes
Thank you so much for making and getting the sticks to us so quickly. R...
used them for the first time this evening at a rehearsal for Tuesday, and he is
absolutely thrilled with them. Best wishes
Thank you for your sticks, the sounds of the sticks are really wonderful.
EF Hong Kong
Good to hear from you David...
I use your sticks all the time and love playing with them.
With all best wishes as ever.
I couldn't ask for better service and really appreciate your quick response.
All the best,
Sticks have arrived safely - many thanks for such a quick service.
All the best
Just to let you know that the sticks arrived yesterday... I’ve already had a
bit of a hit with them, and as always they’re fantastic! I’m particularly
keen to start using the “FF”s as I haven’t really used them in the past,
but they sound wonderful already. We’re touring to China shortly and I’m
keen to have the A-Team up and running, so they will definitely be making the
Thank you once again David for responding so quickly and accurately to the
Dear David Morbey,
I got my sticks much sooner than I expected thanks to you. I appreciate it.
YS South Korea
Many thanks, we have received the sticks. They look super and I will enjoy
using them again... As always, thank you so much for the excellent service
the sticks just arrived. Thank you so much for the super-fast-service! And of
course - the sticks are fantastic (as expected!)!
Now I’ve had chance to use my new sticks I just wanted to thank you for them.
As ever they are perfectly balanced and beautifully finished and a joy to play
Your timpany sticks are all wonderful
With my best wishes
I just wanted to say thank you for sending the Timpani sticks so promptly. They arrived on Friday and I'm sure their future owner will be absolutely thrilled with them.
Belated thanks for the timpani sticks which arrived safely back last week. They are beautiful. Thank you for restoring them to their former glory. :)
Dear Mr Morbey.
I would like to thank you for having processed my order so quick. The sticks are fantastics !
I enjoy playing with them.
yesterday I got your sticks and I find it great as always.
Just wanting to say a very quick ‘Thank You’ for the wonderful sticks that you made for me the other month. They sounded beautiful in a recent performance of Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 and Beethoven ‘Pastoral’.
Many thanks once again for your wonderful timpani mallets.
Dear Mr Morbey,
I have received the sticks and I am very happy with them, they feel really great.
Thank you very much.
Dear Mr. Morbey,
Thank you so much for your kindness and understanding! So grateful for your help and look forward to receiving the sticks soon!
NL Hong Kong
The new sticks arrived at our office late last week but I only received them today.
I am absolutely delighted with the sticks and the shafts are exactly what I asked for. Many thanks again for your quick turnaround.
MG Glasgow Scotland
Sticks look beautiful, thanks David :)
Thank you for your great Timpany Sticks.
The Quality is the best i know.
The feeling to play is wonderful and the sound is like i want it.(Love it)
We are happy to say that Joel’s sticks arrived on Monday (1 June).
He had a performance that night with his college band.
He said he really enjoyed playing the timpani with his new sticks!
Thanks for the 2 beautiful sets of sticks!
Cheers for the beautifully crafted sticks made by you, I've been loving the balance and the rebounce from the sticks. It's perfectly weighted and produces great, sonorous, full sound with the right amount of attack u want. I look forward to purchasing your other ranges of sticks.
RY Hong Kong
Thank you very much for the Timp sticks they are lovely and I think I play better with them. Fantastic service.
My Rosauro's Timpani Concerto went very well and it's also because of your excellent sticks. Thank you very much for your advice.
I am very happy with all the new sticks! (The refelted ones feels just like a new pair, just like you said they would.) Yesterday I played Beethoven (in a mid-sized modern church) and the HF300's turned out to be the perfect model for that occasion!
I feel that the setup I have now is going to be a complete toolbox for me, for a long time.
Also, many thanks for the extremely quick turnaround! I could not be more pleased, and I will certainly talk to every colleague I meet about you, your sticks and the extremely good customer service i have received!
Thank you, and my very best wishes to you!
This week I was trying out your sticks on as many timpani sets I could.
They sound just great on every of them!
I tried them on an adams schnellar timpani set with calf head. The 540 FF made a big full fortissmo roll and 430 sounded great on
Thank you for this wonderful work!
I am very satisfied.
Also on Hochrainer vinesse timpani they work very good, especcially the hard ones.
Wish you all the best, and again, thank you very much.
I was just about to email you to say thank-you very much for a very prompt service! The sticks arrived this morning and look great. I’m sure my son will be very pleased with them.
I received my sticks. Thank you very much. It's an excellent work and I am delighted to play with them. Thanks also for your sensible advice. I shall give news to you of my concerto performance.
I received the mallets already. Thank you very much. I really satisfy!
I am grateful for your speed in sending my sticks.
Thank you very much and best wishes,
The sticks arrived this morning- thanks for the fantastic service, I look forward to using them soon.
Thank you for sending the new mallets,they are perfect, as always!
Since playing your sticks for 25 years I'm always enthusiastic about the constant quality, which all the sticks you built for me have in common. Thank you again for your help and best wishes from germany
Thank you for the wonderful sticks, they were for my daughter and she has
reported back upon first use, that they are fantastic.
Dear Mr. Morbey,
I am using only your sticks since I received them. The fundamental they bring
out in the drums is very noticeable and they allow me to articulate or play
legato with more accuracy, also very good weight for when power is needed.
JLMN Puerto Rico
I'm really enjoying the new sticks you sent over recently. Excellent
workmanship! They are getting almost daily use at present & have just
finished a performance run of Phantom of the Opera with me!
I have already received your great sticks. I am so pleased with them. Thank you.
I received the mallets last Thursday March 27th. I used them for rehearsals
Thursday, Friday and in the concert on Saturday evening. I am extremely happy
with the mallets...I am hearing more fundamental note on my drums, that was not
possible with other mallets that I was using, also the sound is bigger and
rounder with little ring at the end. I can roll and articulate if needed with
every mallet almost! I am very satisfied, thank you so much! The balance feels
same in each hand...I'm already thinking about ordering other combinations for
different playing passages.
Thank you again,
JLMN Puerto Rico
Sincere thanks - the sticks arrived in time for my rehearsal and they are
I received the sticks already last week, early enough to play them last Weekend
in our concert.
Thank you very much for the quick delivery.
And, what should I say, I tried all of them, and they are fantastic, great, the
best sticks I ever played. And the best: they are mine, I can`t belive it.
I`m more than satisfied with them, thank you very much for your very good
Thank you very much again, and all the best to you.
I am very excited to have received the sticks and the sticks are just like new!
Really thank you very much!
With my best wishes,
FC Hong Kong
Many thanks indeed for the sticks. They're beautifully made and should provide
all the desired effects in all the pieces of music I'm asked to play.
Many thanks indeed,
The mallets arrived yesterday in great condition. They sound, feel, and look
Thanks again for your help with this order and I'm sure I will be in touch again
about more mallets!
thank you for the mallets, which arrived last week; they are fantastic!
This is exactly what I had in mind, and they fit perfectly in the set of sticks
I play mostly. They are light, clear and not too hard as the wood version for
me, not too dark as the felt. They don't change the colour in different
dynamics; rolls are possible in extreme dynamics and they have a good balance
for my hands.
Thank you again for your help,
with my very best wishes,
Just a quick note to let you know the sticks are working out really well, I'm
absolutely delighted with them! The re-felting is perfect and the new sticks are
just what I was looking for.
Thanks again, I really appreciate the effort that goes into making sticks of
All the best,
Thank you soooo much for the sticks David - and for the letter too!
they're simply perfect.
Many thanks. The new sticks arrived safely and T played them yesterday in a
practise session and loved them and the sound. Also many thanks for marking them
with his name. He is very proud of them!
With best wishes,
Once again thank you very much for your excellent service!
I have just received my order of mallets from you!
they are perfect for what i need to enhance my playing
Thankyou very much
Dear Mr. Morbey,
Just emailing to let you know that I received the mallets the other day and that
I'm extremely happy with them and the way they've turned out.
Thanks so much for all your help and advice,
Very many thanks for the fabulous new sticks and the very swift service. Your
advice on the 430FF sticks was spot on - they provide a warmer tone with
reasonable definition on the renaissance heads.
I have received the shipment in good order. Thanks. The sticks are
really remarkable. I have placed a new order for 5 more sticks via
"the secure order form".
I have received the mallets !
That's exactly that I wanted ! Big thanks to have mad it so fast !
Again thank you !
Many thanks for the re-felted 640's which are excellent as usual.
All very best wishes and thanks for the great service.
It was kind of you to mail, and making sticks in very short time!
My friend can take audition with them. She is very glad, and me too.
Thank you for wonderful sticks!
We are delighted to have received the new mallets today. Thank you, they are
fantastic. A great addition to the collection ! The book will keep me busy for a
while I'm sure.
our best wishes,
Thank you very much for your speedy delivery of my 330 sticks, which I received
I'm very pleased with them and I'm happy to report that they were a key part of
a competition winning performance today.
I have received your sticks a few weeks ago, but didn't have time to write back
to you. I am really happy with the sticks. I have done 2 concerts in the
past weeks using my new sticks. They have given me the sound that I have
been looking for in the past years. They are now my favorites!!
Thanks again !
NMY Hong Kong
The sticks from you – 610 & 540 – arrived a few days ago. Of
course I tried them out right away. I used the 610s for a timpani concerto
during rehearsal & have to say – Wow!!! Just what I was looking for! Big,
full sound, clear articulation...just awesome.
The 540s were used to Dvorak’s New World Sym & couldn’t be better.
Thank you so much. Your workmanship is flawless.
Sticks received with thanks. The usual top quality!
The sticks you sent me back are absolutely brilliant! Thanks for those.
Dear, Mr. David morbey
Thank you very much for your Timpani mallets.
They are so nice and I've already used them in our concert.
Merry Christmas and a Happy new year!
Just to say thanks very much for the sticks, and for getting them ready in time
for the concert last week. Really appreciate your excellent level of service.
The sticks themselves were perfect - just what I had in mind.
Just to let you know that the sticks have arrived back safely.
I practiced with them yesterday and they were absolutely brilliant!
Thank you for doing such a great job.
Just a note to say that I am very pleased with the new 470KK timpani sticks,
which have arrived safely and proved excellent in my most recent concert.
We recorded all 205 anthems for the Olympic Games (quite a challenge in
lots of ways) and your sticks were used exclusively; I listened to the odd
playback during the sessions and the sound was good and clear. Let's hope the
TV sound reproduction does us all justice!
Simon Carrington - Principal Timpanist, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Just to acknowledge safe receipt of my refelted 510s.
Many thanks for your prompt and efficient service, as always!
Hi David, the sticks arrived yesterday and they are absolutely wonderful as
Looking forward to the sticks a great deal...its always a treat! You are
I have just received the sticks. You have done a wonderful work again.
I will enjoy a lot playing with them.
Thank you very much.
Dear David, I got my sticks last week and now I know that I won't use any other, perfect
balance and tone, that what I was looking for. Thank you for your kind letter and for all that contact during transaction.
Bartosz Saldan Poland
I just wanted to say that the sticks are beautiful. Thank you so much for them.
The sticks arrived precisely on the day I asked, and are, as usual, superb.
I did get the timpani sticks in the mail, and am enjoying them! What a great
feel they have and the sound is fantastic! Thank you.
I just received your sticks, and everything is in perfect order. Thank you
very much for your excellent work (as usual).
Thank you for your quick response. I'm really looking forward to receiving the sticks, already had some really nice
experiences with your sticks, they provide a good sound.
Dear Mr. Morbey,
I just want to say that your timpani sticks are wonderful and great sounding.
I love it! Thanks.
The sticks arrived just in time for the concert and all went well. Thank
you for your amazing service and help.
The sticks arrived this afternoon, thank you very much just like new.
I have always enjoyed playing with them and have always been amazed by the
quality of sound they produce compared to other makes of sticks.
Thank you for such excellent service.
Thank you for sending me the sticks so quickly! They are really great!
I played the hard felt sticks for the first time on Wednesday in Berg's
"Lulu". When I used them the first time the whole percussion section
was looking at me because they all heard that it was a different sound. They all
liked it very much, including me, of course!! :-)
Hello Mr. Morbey,
Thank you very much for the mallets! I got them yesterday and they sound
All the best,
Thank you very much for your superb service and attention to detail.
With kindest regards,
I have received the mallets. Thank you very much for the fast construct. I am very satisfied, I love them. It's my first pair, and the beginning of
others. Everybody salute you at the CNR
Thank You very much for the very, very good refelted sticks, they look and feel
absolute new. Best wishes,
Reinhard Toriser Orchester der Komischen Oper, Berlin
I received the mallets the other day. I played them in my studio last night, and
all I can say is that they are by far the absolute best timpani mallets I have
ever played. They were amazing. I'm going to tell all my students about these.
Hello Mr Morbey
I got your sticks today! Thanks for the fast and high quality work!
I already had 3 pairs of your sticks, so I now have a nice collection and love to play with them.
now, that I have played with your sticks (440 and 450KK) for a while, I can say
that I really do like them. They feel great and sound just the way I hoped they
Thank you very much!
Yesterday I received the timpani sticks (530) I ordered from you. When I
opened the package, I was pleasantly surprised to find that they were everything
I hoped for. The quality is excellent and consistent, and they feel great!
It has been a great pleasure doing business with you, as you were able to
answer all my questions and give me sound advice. I will be ordering from
you in the future! Thanks again for providing percussionists and
timpanists with such a great service!
DAF Rochester USA