Bin Kaneda (b. 9 September 1935 in Shinkyō, Manchukuo (now Changchun, People's Republic of China) - 19 May 2002) was a Japanese composer and professor. He graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music with a degree in composition from 1959.
Kaneda worked as a teacher at various universities. In 1980 he became Professor of Music Education at the University of Gifu, in 1983 professor of composition at the Aichi Prefecture University of Fine Arts and Music, 1996 Professor of Music for Graduate Education at the University of Gifu and 1999, professor emeritus at the Aichi Prefecture University of Fine Arts and Music.
Bin Kaneda wrote the music for the opening of the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, and two marches for the Expo '70. He is also a composer of many compulsory pieces for wind band competitions in Japan.
Works for Winds
- Ah! (1985)
- Ballade I (1981)
- Ballade V (1999)
- Divertimento (Kaneda) (1967)
- Divertimento for Symphonic Band II (1997)
- Japanese Folk Song Suite (1974)
- March Wakakusa (1982)
- Overture for Symphonic Band (1972)
- Passacaglia for Symphonic Band (1971)
- Song of Youth (1964)
- Suite for Symphonic Band (2000)
- Symphonic ONDO for Symphonic Band (1984)
- Symphonic Variations (1977)
- Symphony for Wind Orchestra (Kaneda) (1994)
- Theme and Variations for Band (1972)
- Bin Kaneda, Wikipedia
- Schallert, Gary. " Overture for Symphonic Band." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 10, Compiled and edited by Richard Miles, 453-462. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2015.