Jürg Frey (b. 1953 in Aarau, Switzerland) studied in Zurich and Geneva where he graduated with a concert diploma in clarinet under Thomas Friedli.
He studied composition under Urs Peter Schneider in Bern and trained in Basel as a teacher of the Alexander Technique.
Frey continues to perform as a clarinetist at numerous premieres and world premieres. He was co-founder of the Lenzburg Music Forum, and has been artistic director of the Aarau concert series 'Moments Musicaux' for more than ten years.