About Benjamin Sampayan III...
Position: Director of Bands
Team/Department: Fine Arts
My Education and Professional Background
Benjamin Sampayan currently serves as the Director of Bands at Perry High School, leading the Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Puma Regiment, and Winter Season Ensembles. He joined the music faculty at Perry in 2014 as the Associate Director of Bands after completing his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude. Playing the trumpet, Benjamin has performed with the Salt River Brass, Sonic Brass, the Arizona State Sun Devil Marching Band, various churches throughout the valley, and local musical theatre productions.
My Educational Philosophy
Benjamin believes that education is a cornerstone for our future and strives to foster an environment where people can cultivate their talents in service to others. Through their time spent with the program it is his hope to inspire great people to achieve extraordinary things through performance.
“We imagine a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every day inspired, feel safe wherever they are and end the day fulfilled by the work they do.” – Simon Sinek.