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2820 Government Street, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, US


ROCK U 2                                          The Ocean Springs Academy of Popular Music



Sign up for band and take your musicianship to the next level!

About Us

We believe that music, dance and theater has the ability to transform a child’s life.  Performing Arts programs that are fun, lead to inspired children!

Our programs have been designed to promote self-discipline and goal setting while learning to work as part of a team.  

At ROCK U 2 we feel there is no substitute for time spent on the stage. We provide constant opportunities for your child to perform.  Nothing is more satisfying then watching how these performance opportunities impact the self-confidence and self-esteem of our students.   Want to enroll?


ROCK U 2 has been recognized as one of the Nation's top businesses. Tim and Barbara Alamsha, Founders of ROCK U 2 have been selected as Mississippi's Small Business Persons of the Year by the National Small Business Administration.


Learn More, Learn Faster, Perform!


Welcome to ROCK U 2 The Ocean Springs Academy of Popular Music, where students can learn Music, Dance & Theater all in one location! Open since 2011 and serving hundreds of families across the Gulf Coast, our performance-based approach helps our students build the skills they need beyond the stage…confidence, teamwork, innovation, art, and friendship. Students keep coming back for lessons month after month because lessons are fun, relevant to what they want to learn and they see maximum improvement in their progress from the student concerts and performances. 

ROCK U 2 also has a Professional Recording Studio & Video Suite


Students can record their favorite songs, singer/songwriters and bands also can record original music. Professional Music Videos and Commercials.  

Students can sign up special classes this Fall!!

Songwriting 101  

60 minute weekly class / $20 per week


Beginner GROUP Lessons!!

45-minute small group clases / $80 per month / $75 siblings.  Offered for :





(more info on our Music Lesson page)

Academy of the Performing Arts


Services Offered

Private Music Lessons
Rock Band Classes

Beginner Small Group Classes
Vocal Performance Groups

Songwriting Class
Youth Symphony
Dance & Theater Classes
Holiday Camps & Summer Camps!

ALL IN ONE LOCATION!  Saving you time and money.
This saves our students time and money as one family can sign up for lessons on multiple instruments and programs on the same day. We offer music lessons to Gulf Coast students of all ages and levels. Music Lessons in Ocean Springs Dance & Theater in Ocean Springs

Upcoming Performances

We're excited to announce ROCK U 2's 33rd Quarterly Concert November 19th & 20th at The Hard Rock Cafe in Biloxi!  This event is 6 - 8 PM, FREE and open to the public!  Get ready to rock-out with our bands, vocal groups and soloists performing songs by Panic at the Disco, Tool, Nirvana, Luke Bryan, 21 Pilots, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, The Beatles, Adele, Thomas Rhett and so much more!!

Celebrate the Sounds of the Season at ROCK U 2's Holiday Recital!

December 5th & 6th @ 6 - 8 PM at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene in Ocean Springs, MS.  The Recital is FREE and open to the public.


NO Contracts!

Month to month lessons so that you don't have to sign costly semester or annual contracts. Our Academy does not require semester minimums or yearly membership fees. Every student here is on a month to month basis. We only want students who WANT to be here!



Your child will love our 1 & 2 Day Camps for Music, Dance & Acting!

At Music Camp students will have fun learning guitar, drums, piano, ukulele and voice.  

Our Winter-themed Dance Camp will explore self-expression through creative movement, dance composition and crafts with Lauren Guynes.   

At Acting Camp, come play winter-themed theater and movement games as well as create a short fairy-tale & monologues with Summer Baldwin.  

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

ROCK U 2 The Ocean Springs Academy of Popular Music

2820 Government Street, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, US

(228) 355-2025

Hours/Also by Appointment

Open today

02:30 pm – 09:00 pm