Stone Oak

Ages 5 to Adult, Beginner to Advanced

Vocal Performance Degree, Showa Conservatory of Music in Tokyo
Music Education Certification, Kanagawa

Teaching Philosophy

To enrich and engage students with the fundamentals of piano. Through piano a student is able to develop their skills in both learning and retention helping them in other aspects of life. Music is a beautiful foundation to succeed in life.


Kazumi Badillo Yoshizawa was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She began music lessons at the age of 6 with instruction from Keiko Nakamura in piano and added vocal studies at 14 with Yoko Shibata. Ms. Yoshizawa graduated from Showa Conservatory of Music in Tokyo, Japan (founded by Yoshie Fujiwara from Fujiwara Opera Co.) with a vocal performance degree and music education certificate. After moving to San Antonio Ms. Yoshizawa taught piano at Alamo Music Center, Brookhollow School of Music, later Brookhollow Academy of Music, and joined the Musical Arts Center of San Antonio, Inc. in 2006. Ms. Yoshizawa’s former students have gone on to pursue careers both in music and out, including creating Opera Hispanica in New York. When not teaching Ms. Yoshizawa is an advocate for animals, volunteering at the Humane Society and the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition. Currently Ms. Yoshizawa is the Center Director of MACSA’s Stone Oak location, the chair for MACSA’s division of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, and a member of San Antonio Music Teachers Association and Texas Music Teachers Association.