The Omega Choral Ensemble
In the 1947, a group of gifted Brothers from Alpha Chapter, with song in their hearts and passion in their souls formed the Omega Choral Ensemble.  This selective group of vocalists sang at various campus and fraternal events during the course of their existence.  The founder of this group was Bro. Valerian Edward Smith (Alpha 1945).  The directors of the Choral Ensemble were Smith, Bros. Charles William Baskerville, Jr. (Alpha 1949), George Neil McKeithen (Alpha 1949) and later Alphonso J. Patterson (Alpha 1954).  In 1949, they recording and releasing an album of commemorative songs.  In October 2001, the album was digitally re-mastered, then released on CD by Alpha Omega Chapter of Washington, DC.  Below are the members of this esteemed Ensemble along with two songs they recorded in 1949.
Nijel Melvin Ayton (Alpha 1955)
Charles Baskerville, Jr. (Alpha 1949)

Julius A. Baylor

Maurice Bean (Alpha 1947)

Henry A. Blackwell III (Alpha 1954)

Reginald M. Bondurant (Alpha 1949)

James Bourne (Alpha 1948)

Roland Burroughs (Alpha 1954)

Robert Chase

Algernon Franklyn Daly

Howard Davis (Alpha 1949)

Claude Ford (Alpha 1949)

Leayle Gerard Galiber (Alpha 1954)

John Garrett, Jr. (Alpha 1945)

James Graves (Alpha 1950)

William Greene, Jr. (Alpha 1947)

Walter Hampton (1-Spring 1954-A)

Robert Harleston (Alpha 1954)

Horatio Harris (Alpha 1947)

Alfred Hill (Alpha 1950)

Leon Jackson

William Jefferson, Jr. (2-SP51-A)

Charles B. Jiggetts (Alpha 1948)

George McKeithen (Alpha 1949)

Dennis A. McLendon (Alpha 1953)

John Murray (Alpha 1955)

Rodney P. Olden (Alpha 1955)

Alphonso J. Patterson (Alpha 1954)

Thomas Peacock (Alpha 1948)

Charles Perry (Alpha 1955)

Floyd W. Robinson (Alpha 1948)

William Rumsey (Alpha 1947)

Edward G. Smith, Jr. (Alpha 1950)

Valerian Smith (Alpha 1945)

Lennel G. Sutton (Alpha 1954)

Wallace B. Thompson, Jr. (Alpha 1953)

William H. Toles (Rho 1942)

Monroe Vance (Alpha 1948)

Charles Williams (Alpha 1945)

David Willis

William Wilson (Alpha 1949)
James Ronald Woods (Alpha 1954)






Omega Dear (our Hymn)

By Bros. Mercer Cook and Charles Drew
Recorded by the Omega Choral Ensemble in 1949

Omega Dear, we are thy own
Thou Art our Life, our Love, our Home,
We'll Sing Thy praises far and nigh
We love Omega Psi Phi.

To all thy precepts make us true;
Live Nobly as all real men do;
Let manhood be our eternal shrine;
With faith in God and Heart and Mind.

Through days of joy or years of pain;
To Serve thee e'er will be our aim;
And when we say our last goodbye;
We'll love Omega Psi Phi.

Omega Dear.mp3


Sweetheart Song

Words and Music By Bro. Don Q Pullen
Recorded by the Omega Choral Ensemble in 1949

Dear Omega Girl I love you,
with a love that is divine.
Swear by all the stars above you,
That my love will be but thine.

When the moon appears those pleasant mem - ries.
Then I'll have you near but not for real - - - ly
Dear Omega girl, I love you
Sweet - heart of O - - mega Dear.

Sweetheart Song.mp3

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