Teresa Novák, born in Kempen (am Niederrh.), started playing the violin at the age of 4, first taught by her mother, then by Mikhail Rappoport and Emir Imerov.
After graduating from high school, she studied at the Nuremberg University of Music with Prof. Daniel Gaede since 2011. She also held a teaching position there from 2015 - 2018.
Teresa Novák completed her master's degree with distinction in February 2019.
She received important chamber music impulses from Prof. Bernhard Schmidt (Mandelring Quartet), Prof. Nina Janßen Deinzer (Ensemble Modern) and Prof. Dirk Mommertz (Fauré Quartet). She won a 3rd prize at the Lions String Competition.
Teresa Novák participated in numerous master classes with famous violinists such as Prof. Gerhard Schulz, Prof. Ulf Hoelscher, Prof. Bernhard Hartog, Prof. Albrecht Breuninger, Dr. Martin Wulfhorst and Prof. Winfried Rademacher. She was a scholarship holder of the Peter Pirazzi Foundation, the Deutschlandstipendium and the Oskar Karl Forster Foundation.
She gained orchestral experience while still a student in the Bundesjugendorchester and with the Niederrheinische Sinfoniker (professional internship), and later with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, the Nürnberger Symphoniker, the Staatsorchester Stuttgart, the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, the Stuttgart Philharmonic and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester.
She was a member of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra from 2015 to Aug. 2019 and the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra from Sept. 2019 to Oct. 2020.
Since Nov. 2020 Teresa Novák is a member of the 2nd violins in the Dresden