The Ark and the University of Michigan are proud to continue the tradition of bringing great up and coming singers and songwriters to the public. The Ark at UMMA Student Songwriter Series continues with its Friday, October 21, 2011 showcase. This performance begins at at 8 p.m and will be held at The University of Michigan Museum of Art. The winners, as well as those from the previous October session and the upcoming November session, will compete in a final performance on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 8 p.m. The winning singer-songwriter will be booked for an opening performance at The Ark. All showcases are free to attend. For more information about the performances or to get information about submitting your music, please visit www.theark.org.