Who We Are

Our mission: Enriching lives by preserving traditional music through performance, education, and outreach.

The IFG Board of Directors consists of various committees that work together to build a strong organization. Performance, Education, Finance, and Executive Committee work together to ensure the success of the organization and festival.

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IFG Board Members


Executive Director:

Nolan Warden, PhD

President: Ali Royal 

Vice President: Carl Schwamberger

Treasurer: Gary Fowler

Secretary: Kandice Rawlings

Jim Brehm

Becky Dunker

Farren Felus

Cliff Harrison

Allen Huff

Sharon McKnight

Nathaniel Metz

Craig Nyquist

Sarah Stanz

Non-Board Committee Members:

Howie Clark

Charlie Hoovler

Paul Tyler

Gretchen Stephens

Howard Vogel

Contact Us:



Phone:  765-588-1376

IFG Mailing Address:   

PO Box 49

Battle Ground, IN 47920

IFG Office: 

300 Main Street

Suite 414

Lafayette, IN 47901