Program Graduation: DMA, ALP Certificate 2008
Chisato Eda Marling received a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance with minor in Piano Performance from the Musashino Academia Musicae, Tokyo, Japan, a Master’s Degree in Saxophone Performance from the University of Minnesota and a Doctor of Musical Arts with minor in Musicians’ Wellness and Arts Leadership Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. She is the member of the Vertex Saxophone Quartet. She performs regularly in the Rochester NY area. As an educator, she has taught several colleges in Greater Rochester Area, and has served as judge for the Rochester Philharmonic Young Artist Competition, the Hochstein Recital Competition, and for the New York State Music Teachers Association Collegiate Young Artist Woodwind Competition. Chisato teaches at Eastman Community Music School, and also the Manager of Education and Community Partnerships at Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Chisato performs exclusively on the Vandoren products and is a Vandoren Performing Artist.