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Professional Tenor Drums

Professional Tenor Drums

Free floating all-birch shells that deliver unrestricted resonance with a warm, mellow tone when struck. Pipe band tenor drums designs to perform on the field without limitation.

Key Features

  • 5.5mm, 7-ply free-floating birch shell
  • 45-degree bearing edge
  • Lightweight construction
  • Internally sealed
  • Turnbuckle tension system
  • Non-corrosive, weather resistant design
  • Silver powder coated hardware
  • Wooden hoops
  • Foam dampening system
  • Mounted carry hook
  • Gloss lacquer finish
  • Additional range of finishes available


From pipe band drummers starting out to world champions, Premier’s Professional tenor drums excel in sound, quality and performance.

Made from birch, the 5.5mm, 7-ply shell deliver a bright top-end, full bodied low-end with a gentle scoop in the low-mids. The Professional tenor drum wooden hoops enhance the tone, offering a free, open sound.

A key feature of all Professional tenor drums is its free-floating shell design. This allows unrestricted resonance, emitting a warm, mellow tone when struck, making it a great supporting instrument within the ensemble. The unique sound and breadth of voicing offer limitless musical arrangements which has revolutionised the sound of the modern pipe band.

Professional tenor drums feature an innovative turnbuckle tension system to ensure a stress free experience when achieving perfect pitch. Easy to use, there’s no need for a tuning key, the drum’s pitch can be determined by finger adjustment. All turnbuckles are non-corrosive and weather resistant ensuring your drum performs to its true potential in any climate.

Finished in a high-quality lacquer, with silver powder coated hardware, Professional tenor drums are the first choice for leading corps around the world.


  • 14" x 12"

    Tenor Drum


  • 15" x 12"

    Tenor Drum


  • 16" x 12"

    Tenor Drum


  • 16" x 14"

    Tenor Drum


  • 18" x 14"

    Tenor Drum