Promoting a premium performance experience through the design, development, and creation of brass instruments and accessories at the pinnacle of quality and value.

Founded in 2018 by the owners of Houghton Horns, Verus is a company that seeks to advance the accessibility of high-quality brass instruments for professional and student musicians. Verus designs are the result of the combined experience of the Houghton Horns team: brass instrument craftsmen, prominent musicians, and seasoned educators. Each of these elements play a role in the design, development, and evolution of our products. Verus is uniquely positioned to nimbly adapt to the latest technological developments. We incorporate feedback and input from real-world sources in a manner not possible for large instrument manufacturing corporations.


Verus French horns are all easy to play with good intonation and a great tone. Before they leave our shop, all Verus horns are acoustically tested with the world-famous Brass Instrument Analysis System developed in Vienna. They are also all play-tested by professional musicians. All Verus instruments come with a 5-year warranty.


Verus French horns and mouthpieces are the best options for any school band program. With over thirty years of experience, our quality control is top notch so every instrument you purchase will work well. Verus products will help your students succeed! All instruments come with a 5-year warranty.

What makes Verus special?

Verus products are designed by professional musicians to be excellent instruments. We take great care with every step of the process.

Top Texas School Music Programs using Verus Products

J.J. Pierce High School
Richardson, Texas

Berkner High School
Richardson, Texas

McAnally Intermediate School
Aledo, Texas

Carroll High School
Southlake, Texas (Carroll ISD)

Central High School
Fort Worth, Texas (Keller ISD)

Mission High School
Mission, Texas

Hughes Middle School
Burleson, Texas

Lake Travis High School
Austin, Texas (Lake Travis ISD)

Hebron High School
Lewisville, Texas

Lake Ridge High School
Mansfield, Texas

French Horns

With decades of experience as performing artists and craftsmen specializing in French horn we bring an unmatched wealth of knowledge to the table.

Horn Mouthpieces

Our mouthpieces are designed to be a great option for anyone, from the student just starting out to the seasoned professional.

Marching Mouthpieces

Designed to feel comfortable for French horn players while maintaining projection and the classic marching sound.