Maker of the finest handcrafted
custom horns since 1977

S.W. Lewis Orchestral Horns, Chicago
Chicago Symphony horn section

World-class Artists

2012 Chicago Symphony Orchestra horn section
Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography

Eric Ruske playing his Lewis Horn

The Sound

Photo by Matt Dine Photography

Since 1977


Since 1977, S.W. Lewis horns have been built with a respectful connection to the past and an innovative road to the future.



Steve Lewis creates an aesthetically beautiful horn with attention to detail and high standards of excellence.

David Griffin


With unprecedented consistency, the Lewis Horn is famous for its even timbre, reliable intonation, fluid legato, and clarity of projection.