About Us

     Dallas Percussion is a premier destination for all your professional percussion instrument needs in the vibrant city of Dallas, Texas. Founded and owned by Denver Percussion, a trusted name in the industry, we bring our expertise and passion for music to musicians, music organizations, and performers throughout the region.


           With a rich history dating back to 2005, Denver Percussion established itself as a leading supplier of percussion instruments in Colorado. Recognizing the need for high-quality instruments in the Dallas area, we expanded our operations to bring the same level of excellence to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.


          Over the years, our instruments have found their way into the hands of prestigious orchestras and music groups across the country. From California to Wyoming, we have proudly rented instruments to renowned organizations such as the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony, Grand Teton Music Festival, and the Utah Symphony. We take pride in knowing that our instruments have contributed to breathtaking performances by these esteemed ensembles.

          In addition to our dedication to the classical music world, Denver Percussion has also had the privilege of supplying instruments for various performing groups, showcasing the versatility and adaptability of our inventory. From the ABBA Tribute Band to The Beach Boys, Odesza to The Black Eyed Peas, we have helped elevate the performances of renowned artists, ensuring that their rhythm and beats resonate with the audience.

          In 2014, as part of our commitment to nurturing the next generation of musicians, Denver Percussion expanded its services to provide educational rentals and full retail options. Now, Dallas Percussion proudly continues this tradition by offering an extensive range of percussion instruments for students, educators, and musicians of all levels. Whether you're a beginner exploring the wonders of rhythm or an experienced professional seeking an upgrade, our comprehensive selection and knowledgeable staff are here to guide you every step of the way.


           At Dallas Percussion, we are proud to be led by our founder, Peter Hellyer, a highly accomplished percussionist with a wealth of musical knowledge and experience. With a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver and a Master's of Music from Temple University, Peter has honed his skills under the tutelage of renowned percussionists such as Alan Abel, John Kinzie, Tom Stubbs, and Doug Howard. As a performer, he has graced the stages of prestigious music festivals and worked with renowned orchestras and ensembles, including the Aspen Music Festival, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony, and Grand Teton Music Festival. Peter, along with his wife Hiroko, also serves as the resident percussionists for the world-famous Summit Brass, further solidifying his position as a trusted and respected authority in the percussion world.


          At Dallas Percussion, our mission is to provide exceptional percussion instruments, outstanding customer service, and invaluable support to the vibrant music community of Dallas and beyond. We strive to empower musicians, educators, and performers with the tools they need to create awe-inspiring music and reach new heights in their artistic journeys. Welcome to Dallas Percussion, where rhythm meets excellence.