Preview: Skylark Vocal Ensemble opens season with mix of modern and ancient Christmas songs

December 18, 2013 By Stephanie Adrian A skylark is a small bird found in Europe, Asia and northern Africa, especially known for singing while in flight. And conductor Matthew Guard — inspired by a P.B. Shelley poem called “To a Skylark” — chose the lark as his choral group’s namesake, classifying it as Atlanta’s only [...]