Give children a taste for classical music by awakening them to the fundamentals of music through interactive play.
Strengthen cognitive and motor skills, as well as children's social skills through classical music.
Support children’s development through digital collaboration and interaction with their parents.
- To introduce children to the real recordings of Canada’s great virtuosos of classical music. Music quality is at the heart of our DNA.
- Create the best for your children: the Mazaam app is based on a scientific foundation supported by the Canada Research Chair in Music and Learning at Laval University.
- Value family game playing: featuring an augmented reality module, Mazaam puts forward the participation of the parent and child.
Create a special moment for the child to develop his listening skills so that he discovers the beauty of classical music.
Enable your child to achieve targeted learning goals, such as improving concentration, logical reasoning and abstract thought, and stimulate auditory memory.
Give parents more opportunities to play with their children. The relationship with other people is indeed very important in social development, as children learn faster by interacting.
François Mario Labbé (C.M. C.Q., ASC) & Angèle Dubeau (O.C.,C.Q.,O.M.,DFA)
In 1987, François Mario Labbé founded Analekta. Today, over 30 years later, Analekta is considered Canada’s largest independent classical music record label and among the top 15 largest independent classical labels in the world. François Mario Labbé has dedicated his career to promoting music and making it accessible to larger audiences. This is why he initiated the Mazaam project.
One of the most prominent violin virtuosos of her generation, Angèle Dubeau has led an outstanding career for over 40 years in the great concert halls of the world. While her virtuosity and musicality have garnered numerous awards over the years, concertgoers love Angèle Dubeau for her captivating music, her extraordinary gift as a communicator, and her ability to connect with her audience. Today, she is more convinced than ever of the need to introduce classical music to a wider audience.
François Mario Labbé and Angèle Dubeau have joined forces on the Mazaam project’s educational mission with a single goal – to deliver the benefits of classical music to a new generation of listeners.
Jonathan Bolduc, Ph. D.
Jonathan Bolduc has been devoted to pedagogy and research into early childhood music education for over 20 years. As the Canada Research Chair in Music and Learning, he is fuelled by innovation.
In designing the Mazaam application, he contributed his expertise in order to build the game experiences that your child will take part in. These games are a fun, easy, and completely original way to expose them to the benefits of music.
© Canada Research Chair in Music and Learning, Dr. Jonathan Bolduc, Université Laval, Faculty of Music (2017).
Frequently Asked Questions
You can download and play with the Mazaam app for free, however you will only have access to one of the five music boxes in the game. Only one modest payment is required to access and play with the other four music boxes.
Mazaam has been designed for children aged 4 to 6, but slightly older kids can also have fun with it.