Nicola Jürgensen was principal clarinet with WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne from 2001 to 2018.
After winning the German Music Competition in 1999, she got invited as soloist of numerous German (DSO Berlin, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Konzerthausorchester Berlin among others) as well as international orchestras (f.e. Vienna Chamber, Orchestra, Basel Chamber Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Korean Chamber Orchestra, Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra).
As a sought after chamber musician, she appeared in the international festivals of Lockenhaus, Risør and Heimbach.
In 2018 she received an appointment as professor for clarinet at Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen.
Nicola Jürgensen is giving international masterclasses and is woodwind section coach for several orchestras, including the German National Youth Orchestra (BJO).