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 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. In 1991 he was prize winner at the Boswil International Composition Seminar. He was awarded a sabbatical year (1986 and 1996) and received financial assistance for his stay in Berlin by the Canton of Aargau. Since 1993 he's been associated with the Wandelweiser group, a collective of composer/performers dedicated to the performance, recording and publication of their own music.