Chisato Eda Marling is a soloist, chamber musician, and a teacher around the Greater Rochester area.

She joined the Eastman Community Music School as Instructor of Saxophone in the summer of 2016. She also teaches at Nazareth College and Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the co-founder of the Vertex Saxophone Quartet.

As an educator, she has served as an adjudicator for the Hochstein Recital Competition, the Rochester Philharmonic Young Artist Competition, and for the New York State Music Teachers Association Collegiate Young Artist Woodwind Competition. Chisato received a Bachelor of Music degree from Musashino Academia Musicae in 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.