Bell Choir Director
Helena Vaconcellos came to Holy Trinity after serving as Liturgical Music Director at Nativity of Mary Parish in Independence. She is a native Brazilian, holding her Ph,D. in Music Education (choral) and master's degree in choral conducting from UMKC. She earned her undergraduate degree in piano performance from the University of Brazil in Rio de Janiero. In addition to her conducting responsibilities here at Holy Trinity, Helena conducts the Jackson County Community Chorale and the Harmony Project KC, an intensive music education program for deserving children in Northeast Kansas City. She also maintains a private piano studio.