She performed her first fiddling gig in August 2013 before releasing her first album, "Chasing Ghosts," in 2014 while she was working as a horse trainer and luthier’s apprentice. During that time, she repaired and setup the antique fiddle she currently plays live.
Novak has had the pleasure to open for The Mulligan Brothers, Chris Knight, Caleb Caudle, Belle Adair, American Aquarium, Mike and the Moonpies, Will Hoge, and Rod Picott.
Sylvia Rose Novak’s latest album "Someone Else’s War", deemed "Obsession-worthy" by PopDust, staked Novak's claim as a heavy-hitting lyricist and performer. Her fourth album, "Luckiest Alive" is set to release in October 2019.