Originally from Syracuse, New York, Jorgensen graduated with a BA in Music and Education from Doane University. While pursuing her degree, she performed with many strings and jazz ensembles and attended the University of Nebraska (Lincoln). She has extensive training in Suzuki method of teaching and studied under Carol Work, Tracy Sands, and Carey Cheney.
Loving musicals, Jorgensen has played in many theaters in Nebraska and Chicago. She has traveled and worked in Europe and Asia with her vocalist husband, spending two years in Hong Kong teaching English through music and performing with the indie rock band Noughts and Exes. Since their return to the country, she has become the Director of Education at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, overseeing programs such as the String Sprouts program and St. Augustine Mission music program. It has been a joy to be able to combine a fulfilling job of music education with her love of photography, design, and colorful office supplies.