Andrew McCann

Andrew McCann is an Alexander Technique teacher and violinist. Andrew trained as an Alexander Technique teacher with Joan & Alex Murray at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique in 2003. A major focus of his teaching is helping musicians play more comfortably and avoid or recover from injury. 

As a violinist, Andrew was a founding member and principal second violinist of New Millennium Orchestra of Chicago, a member of the festival orchestra at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and has appeared as a guest artist with eighth blackbird, ensemble dal niente, International Contemporary Ensemble, and Spektral Quartet. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, he was an active theater musician in Chicago, performing in productions with Broadway in Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Writer’s Theater, the Marriott Theater, Victory Gardens Theater, and Paramount Theater. He holds a Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance and Bachelors of Arts in History from Oberlin College & Conservatory, as well as a Masters of Music from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His principal violin teachers include Jorja Fleezanis, Sherban Lupu, Gregory Fulkerson, and Lee Snyder. 

Andrew lives in Pittsfield, MA, with his wife, daughter, and 17 year-old cat.