It's the 15th year for a competition many find unusual for the north country.
Liz Brennan organizes the Thousand Islands International Piano Competition at Maple Grove in Cape Vincent. And it all happens under a tent.
Watch the video for her interview on 7 News This Morning.
Most of the competitors are from the United States, but there are also some from Canada and one from China. Nine of the 14 are 17 or younger. The rest range in age from 18 to 23.
It's Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10.
The competition runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Admission is free.
Call 315-654-2480 for more information.