Veronika Giesen was born in Wesel in 1990 and began her studies in 2009 with Prof. Manfred Linder at the Universities of Music Essen and Würzburg. In 2012 she moved to Prof.Thorsten Johanns, where she is currently completing her master studies at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar.
She is a prizewinner of the Wolfgang Fischer and Maria Fischer Flat Chamber Music Prize and has performed several times with the Deutsche Bläsersolisten.
She also worked as a temporary assistant with the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne.
In the season 2014/15 she was a scholarship holder of the orchestra academy of the Essen Philharmonic and received a temporary contract there the following year. She is currently employed as clarinettist and bass clarinetist with the Bergische Symphoniker.