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New WTS Drums for 2021!

Updated: Sep 6, 2022

Here at Welch Tuning Systems, Inc. we continue to shake up the percussion industry with our incredibly versatile and innovative WTS drums. After our award-winning streak last year (see WTS Wins Best In Show at the 2020 NAMM Show!), we are launching into 2021 with four new products!

New affordable drums and innovative drum hardware kits | WTS Drums | Welch Tuning Systems

WTS Epiphany Series™ 3-Piece Shell Pack

Inspiration at Every Turn!


The most versatile drums on the market! Built for the working drummer, the WTS Epiphany Series sets a new standard for innovation and quality in affordable professional drums.

WTS Epiphany Series Drums | 3 piece shell pack | WTS Drums | Welch Tuning Systems

The 3-piece shell pack features a small footprint, quality mid-size shells, and an extremely versatile configuration fitting for any stage, studio, home, or school jazz program.


Features:

  • 7-Ply Maple Shells

  • Durable Wrap Finishes

  • Innovative WTS Single-Point Drum Tuning System

This affordable shell pack for working drummers is now available for pre-order for only $1895. Learn more about the WTS Epiphany Series 3-piece shell pack here!


WTS Epiphany Series™ Snare Drum

Inspiration at Every Turn!


At 13” x 7.5”, the WTS Epiphany Series Snare is equally powerful as either a primary or auxiliary snare drum.

WTS Epiphany Series Snare Drum | WTS Drums | Welch Tuning Systems

Built for the working drummer, this snare is perfect for the working drummer. The wrap finish looks striking on stage and is durable enough to last on the road. Combined with 8-pulley die-cast hoops, die-cast and machined WTS components, and braided stainless steel cable, this snare drum will consistently deliver gig after gig.


Features:

  • 7-Ply Maple Shells

  • Durable Wrap Finishes

  • Innovative WTS Single-Point Drum Tuning System

This affordable snare for working drummers is now available for pre-order for only $599. Learn more about the WTS Epiphany Series Snare here!


WTS Steve Pruitt Signature Snare Drum

Combining a versatile size and the beautiful tone of brass, the WTS Steve Pruitt Signature Snare is equally fitting as a main snare or auxiliary snare, making it an excellent addition to any drummer’s kit.

WTS Steve Pruitt Signature Snare | Brass Drum from WTS Drums | Welch Tuning Systems

Steve Pruitt, famous for playing with the likes of Jeff Lorber and Snarky Puppy, is one of the most versatile drummers you will find. The WTS Steve Pruitt Signature Snare reflects this versatility by combining the striking characteristics of a brass shell with a unique 13” x 7.5” size. This drum will quickly become the drummer’s go-to for every musical style and performance.


Features:

  • 1.2mm Brass Shell

  • Lacquered Brushed Brass Finish

  • Innovative WTS Single-Point Drum Tuning System

This versatile brass snare is now available for pre-order for only $799. Learn more about the WTS Steve Pruitt Signature Snare here!


WTS Hardware

The patented Welch Tuning System™ (WTS) hardware* provides anyone building or rebuilding their drums everything they need to outfit their shells with the most user-friendly and innovative tensioning system on the market. A series of pulleys and cable tensions both heads with the turn of a single handle; no more tension rods, no more drum key!

WTS Drums Hardware Kit for 14" Tom Drum | The Welch Tuning System

Whether you are a seasoned drum builder looking to expand your hardware options, or a drummer building your own personal kit, your choice of hardware is an important one. Instead of installing the same old tube lugs that are on every other custom build, set your drums apart with the revolutionary WTS hardware.


The WTS drum hardware for drum builders is now available on the WTS Drums online store! Learn more about the hardware kits and options:

*The WTS hardware is intended for new drum builds/re-builds only. It is not intended for retrofitting other brands of drums.


Visit the WTS Drums Virtual Booth at NAMM's Believe in Music Week

All are invited to visit the WTS Drums page at the virtual 2021 NAMM Show, Believe in Music Week! Attendees can explore the new and innovative WTS products and enjoy our daily live performances, demos, Q&As, and more! Our team is available to chat or for meetings each day from January 18-22. Register for FREE at attend.believeinmusic.tv.

WTS Drums Booth at the 2020 NAMM Show | Best in Show: Companies to Watch
WTS Drums Booth at the 2020 NAMM Show | Best in Show: Companies to Watch

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