Vesna Petković attended guitar classes with Dragoslav Nikolić in Ćuprija. She studied at the Music Academy in Zagreb with Stanko Prek, Ivan Korunić, and also with Darko Petrinjak in whose class she graduated in 1983.
In 2006 she got her master’s degree at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in the class of Vera Ogrizovic.
She attended masterclasses and workshops with renowned artists such as Leo Vitosinski, Luis Zea, Jordi Kodina, Rafael Andia, Dubravko Markovic and others. She performed as a soloist and in chamber ensembles and recorded for Belgrade, Novi Sad and Nis radio-television. Since 2000 Vesna Petkovic has been performing intensively as a soloist and in duo Crescendo with flutist Bratislav Zlatkovic.
From 1983 to 2000 she was teaching guitar at music schools in Novi Sad, Nis and Leskovac, as well as at Music Academy in Nis. Since 2000 she has been a professor at the Faculty of Arts (University of Nis).
She is the General Manager of Naissus Guitar Festival.