Chisato teaches at Nazareth College NY and Houghton College NY.  She is a co-founder and a member of the Vertex Saxophone Quartet. Chisato received a Bachelor of Music degree from Musashino Academia Musicae, Tokyo, Japan, a Master of Music degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance and Literature with a minor in Musician’s Wellness from the Eastman School of Music.