Rishi Das is following in the footsteps of his creative family, finding catharsis in the arts. Outside of photography, Rishi is an active and accomplished musician; currently the founder and director of Nootana, an ensemble he started 3 years ago to preserve tradition and foster innovation for Indian classical music and Indian classical dance, performed live, and together. Nootana is based in DC and has regular performances. More info at www.nootana.org. Rishi's performances, compositions, and music direction have been featured at the Capital Fringe Festival, National Cherry Blossom Festival, and Twins Jazz. Rishi is an IT and Business Development Consultant in Washington DC.