HelenaMaria is comprised of identical twin sisters, Helena and Maria Mehalis, born and raised in New Jersey. The girls started out playing piano at the age of four and later picked up the guitar in high school when songwriting came naturally. In 2006, Helena and Maria recorded their first album, “Serene,” consisting of all original material which can be found on iTunes. Their songs reflect their emotional, sincere, and playful sides while adding a distinct element of sophistication. Their current 2010 release, “Burn For Me,” evokes melodic danceable, pop-rock and can be found on iTunes and AmazonMP3 worldwide.
Their music has been featured in MTV’s “The Hills” and the upcoming movie, “In My Sleep.” They have been featured as guests on the CW11 Morning News “Spotlight On” series, CBS Philadelphia’s “Sunday Morning Kickoff” Show, mtvU’s “Meet or Delete: Best Music on Campus” episode, and have also performed for mtvU’s Campus Invasion Tour in Austin, TX. Helena and Maria Mehalis are also SAG actresses and have appeared on various projects in film, commercials, and television shows; including season 3 of Gossip Girl as Blair’s twin minions, models on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Rachael Ray Show, and The View, and are currently guests in a Sheer Cover Makeup commercial.
HelenaMaria are also building a unique repetoire of cover songs, by some of their favorite artists, which can be found on their YouTube page (helenamariamusic) and on iTunes. Their acoustic rendition of Taylor Swift’s – “Love Story” made it to #30 on the UK iTunes Pop Chart in 2009. Blending pop, rock, and emotion, HelenaMaria’s unique style is embellished with harmonies that define their sound. Although the girls may be identical in looks, skills on the piano and guitar, they bring slightly disparate characteristics in voice and songwriting. Their cover is blown, however, when one girl picks up the guitar because they are mirror images of each other. (Maria plays left-handed, and Helena plays right-handed). Continuously performing live, HelenaMaria is sure to put on a heartfelt and lively performance.
SUPPORTING LOVE HOPE STRENGTH
Helena Maria has supported Love Hope Strength by performing at Union County Music Fest in New Jersey where Love Hope Strength is a beneficiary of charitable proceeds.
Union County Music Fest