Jürgen Ochs studied church music at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, concentrating on the organ and conducting. He studied singing at the Musikhochschule in Dortmund, concluding with the concert examination. His favorite works include the Bach Passions (singing the evangelist roles), cantatas, oratorios of the classical and romantic periods, Lieder, and song cycles. Since 1991 Jürgen Ochs has been the district choirmaster of the Freiburg Archdiocese, first at Breisach Minster, and in the meantime at the Catholic municipal church of St. Alexander in Rastatt. He is the conductor of the chamber choir Capella Crucis, and of the Rastatter Hofkapelle. He is also professor of singing at the Hochschule für Kirchenmusik in Rottenburg/Neckar.