The Brigade of Midshipmen possesses a vast number of very talented instrumentalists. These midshipmen come from backgrounds of intense disciplined training since early childhood. There are a variety of solo performance opportunities as well as ensembles such as the Midshipmen String Quartet among others. For years, midshipmen have been active honing their instrumental skills and talents and have enjoyed performing on a variety of levels from recitals to the concert stage. These soloists and ensembles perform for a various events both on and off the Yard, ranging from chapel services and the Winter Musical to full concerts.