Andrew McCann, M.AmSAT

Alexander Technique Teacher



Andrew McCann, M.AmSAT, is an Alexander technique teacher and professional violinist in Chicago. He specializes in helping musicians overcome pain problems. Andrew has presented workshops and residencies on the Alexander technique at Roosevelt University, Monmouth College, Wheaton College, the University of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Richmond University, Florida State University, the Tainan National University of the Arts in Taiwan, and directed the Alexander technique summer program at the Music in the Mountains Festival Conservatory in 2014 & 2015. He was assistant faculty on the ATTiC, the AmSAT-certified training course in Chicago, in 2013–2014. As a violinist, he has appeared at the Ojai Festival of Music, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, productions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Writer’s Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Marriott Theater, Paramount Theater and Broadway in Chicago, and on stage with Marco Antonio Solis, Jay-Z, Mary J Blige, and on the Oprah Winfrey Show with Susan Boyle. He holds degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. He certified to teach the Alexander technique with Joan and Alexander Murray at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique in 2003.