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Barcenes presents session at the 2020 Delaware Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference

Assistant Professor of Music Raul G. Barcennes
Assistant Professor of Music Raul G. Barcennes

Raul G. Barcenes, Assistant Professor of Music and Band Director at Alfred University, recently presented a virtual session entitled “Leading in a Culture that Can’t Change: How to Successfully Navigate Your New Position Amongst Obstacles” at the Delaware Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference on Oct. 9.


Raul G. Barcenes, Assistant Professor of Music and Band Director at Alfred University, recently presented a virtual session entitled “Leading in a Culture that Can’t Change: How to Successfully Navigate Your New Position Amongst Obstacles” at the Delaware Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference on Oct. 9.

This session was selected among other submissions and discusses the challenges teachers face in environments that are seemingly impossible to navigate. and how to reframe expectations to achieve success. This session led to substantial outreach to Delaware music teachers and was well attended. 

Barcennes joined the Alfred University faculty in 2019. His teaching experience includes work with high school and middle school students in addition to positions at Nevada State College and Coastal Carolina University.