Chisato Eda Marling is a soloist, chamber musician, and a teacher around the Greater Rochester area. She teachers at Nazareth College, Eastman Community Music School 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 also held teaching positions at Roberts Wesleyan College, Houghton College, and Lutheran Summer Music Academy.

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. Chisato performs exclusively on the Vandoren products and is a Vandoren Performing Artist.

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