Pearl Snare Drums



Fusing reliability and flexibility for today’s demanding gigging environment, Pearl has developed Modern Utility – A line of no-nonsense, well-appointed snare drums, keeping in mind the price preferences of an active working player.

Vital instruments tailored to make the gig great; Modern Utility’s five snare models each feature a 6-ply/5mm all Maple SST shell. Well-appointed with our CL Bridge Lug and smooth SR700 strainer, each Modern Utility snare is priced to allow the active working player an expanded voice, is flexible enough to add to any set-up and strong enough to stand up to constant play.

Pearl Modern Utility Maple Snares Available in:

12” x 7”

13” x 5”

14” x 5.5”

14” x 6.5”

14” x 8”




Pearl’s value-based Modern Utility Snare drum line has been expanded to include two new Steel shell models. ‘Shimmering, open, and untamed’ each Modern Utility Steel snare features a 1mm beaded Steel shell, rolled to ring with open punch at full force and speak with crisp sensitivity at lower impact.


Blasted with a satin textured coating to give a cool, versatile vibe, the 14” models come in both 5.5” and 6.5” depths and feature Pearl’s CL arch lugs and smooth SR700 snare strainer for precise tunability. Each model makes an exceptional primary or added snare and brings a high-volume voice to the playing field at a totally accessible price.


Pearl Modern Utility Metal Snares Available in:

14” x 5.5”

14” x 6.5”


Overall Pearl Modern Utility Snares are a must for drummers who are planning to have an additional snare to their setup

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