About Benjamin Sampayan III...
Position: Associate Director of Bands
Team/Department: Fine Arts
My Education and Professional Background
Benjamin Sampayan completed his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University in 2014, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education graduating summa cum laude. Joining the music faculty at Perry the same year as the Associate Director of Bands, Benjamin now directs the Concert Band, leads the Guitar Program, co-directs the Puma Regiment, co-directs the Winter Season Ensembles, and is an instructor for Film Studies. 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
“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.
Benjamin believes that the education of our youth is a cornerstone for our future and works to create an environment where students can develop emotionally, intellectually, and socially to their natural best. Through their time spent here it is his hope that students develop a sense of individuality, a passion for something they value, respect for their fellow humans, and the determination to stretch themselves to achieve what they are capable of.