Buzz music is a locally owned and family operated music store. Buzz first opened it's doors in 1985 and quickly established iteself as North Queensland's premier musical instrument retailer. Buzz has always been focused on having cutting edge technology in store from world leading brands.
In 2001, Buzz Music opened its' doors at our current location: 92 Mulgrave Rd. This is a purpose built, world class 3-floor showroom. That year Buzz Music won the Australian Music Association award for best showroom.
Kirk grew up in Cairns and learnt trumpet through his school's music program. Before long, he was playing in 3 school bands, learning multiple instruments, and also taking to the stage in lead roles in school musicals. In 2000, Kirk joined the Cairns contingent of the Sydney Olympic Band that performed in the Olympic opening ceremony (as well as the Cairns Taipans home games).
Kirk's first trumpet and guitars were purchased from Buzz Music, and in 2001, Kirk got his first retail job as a sales consultant at Buzz.
In 2006 Kirk graduated from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University with a Bachelor of Music Technology. Kirk has worked as a live sound and recording engineer.
He has recorded multiple albums and EPs that have had national radio play, operated live sound at "Big Day Out", and worked on several short film projects.
Kirk has worked in musical instrument retail for over 10 years in one of Australia's largest guitar and audio tech stores.
He has a passion for integrating education and technology and ensuring young musicians have access to the latest technology.