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Hello and welcome to Mr. Novak's Webpage!  This year I'll be working with the students of Ebinger Elementary, St. Thecla School, Edison Regional Gifted, Norwood Park Elementary, and Edison Park Elementary.  Below you will find important dates and individualized calendars for each school, including the class times for each school.



Future Concerts (Additional information and events TBA)

For all concert rehearsals, anticipate your child being involved in a block of time between 5:30 and 8 PM.

For all concerts, anticipate a 6:30 PM call time for a 7 PM start.

Ebinger, Edison Park, Norwood Park, St. Thecla

12/10 - December Concert Rehearsal @ Notre Dame College Prep - Cafeteria

        5:30-6 PM – Beginning Band

        6-6:45 PM – Intermediate Band

        6:45-7:45 PM – Advanced Band

        *NOTE: Mr. Novak will not be present for this rehearsal. 

               It will be run by Ms. Brittany Rennels, the band director of the students we are combining with for this concert

12/11 - December Concert @ Notre Dame College Prep - Spectator Gymnasium

        6:30 PM - Student Call Time

        7 PM - Concert Start

3/18 - March Concert Rehearsal @ Norwood Park School

3/19 - March Concert @ Norwood Park School

5/13 - May Concert Rehearsal @ Notre Dame College Prep

5/14 - MayConcert @ Notre Dame College Prep

Edison Regional Gifted Center

12/6 - December Concert Rehearsal @ St. Philip Lutheran School (2500 W Bryn Mawr)

        6-6:30 PM – Beginning Band

        6:30-7 PM – Intermediate Band

        7-7:45 PM – Advanced Band

12/10 - December Concert @ St. Philip Lutheran School (2500 W Bryn Mawr)

        6:30 PM - Student Call TIme

        7 PM - Concert Start

3/11 - March Concert Rehearsal @ Pope John XXIII School, Evanston

3/12 - March Concert @ Pope John XXIII School, Evanston

5/21 - May Concert Rehearsal @ St. Philip Lutheran School

5/23 - May Concert @ St. Philip Lutheran School



All Schools

Saturday, March 2, 2019

             Location: St. Philip Lutheran School Gymnasium, 2500 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60659


Honors Band**

For Selected Advanced Band Students

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - @ Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church

Auditions for Symphonic Honors Band must be submitted via Google Classroom. Information and audition excerpts will bepassed out and discussed in class.  Any questions may be directed to Mr. Novak.


Please contact me with any questions or concerns.  My preferred method of contact is by email:


        Work Phone: 224-585-3178


Contact Info

 Music Education Services
1041 Bonaventure Drive
Elk Grove Village, IL

Fax 847-805-1900 

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Music Education Services (MES) provides comprehensive band programs to elementary schools.  

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