Originally from Door County, Wisconsin, Rev. William Ellis Bradley (the steward, rev.web) moved to Kansas City in 2010 where they obtained their BFA (Sculpture, KCAI ’14) and formed the Sollus trio with ceramicist Joey Watson and producer/performer J Ashley Miller, which performs with William’s solar powered sollusflutes. In 2017, they returned to Door County where they directed the BEGIN series with percussionist Jon Mueller, during which time they obtained a Certificate from the Center for Deep Listening (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, ’18) and their MFA from the BardMFA (Music/Sound, ’22). They moved to Damariscotta, ME in 2021, where they listen for things, foster instruments that listen to other things, and compose their long-form albums of sunlight.