* Alexandre Oguey was a former oboist and founding member of NSWQ.
Alexandre Oguey was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and began studying oboe in La Chaux-de-Fonds with Françoise Faller. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Zurich Conservatorium, with Thomas Indermühle, and participated in courses with Maurice Bourgue and Emanuel Abbühl. He is the winner of several competitions including the Swiss Radio Competition, the Migros Chamber Music competition, and the Martigny International Chamber Music competition.
Alexandre Oguey is an active chamber musician, and has performed throughout Europe with the prize-winning Wildwind quintet, the Lamalo and La Patisserie trios, and the wind ensembles Banda Classica and Octomania, as well as the contemporary music group Opus Novum Ensemble.
He has played principal oboe with the Musikkollegium Winterthur, Zurich Opera Factory, Basel Chamber Orchestra (previous Serenata Basel), Opera Orchestra of the Bayreuth International Youth Festival and the Jeunesses Musicales Symphony Orchestra. Before moving to Australia to join the Sydney Symphony, Alexandre Oguey was Associate Principal Oboe in the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra (1990–1997).