From the age of 17, Patric Gallois studied flute with Jean-Pierre Rampal at the Paris conservatory and at 21 was appointed 1st flute of the Orchestre National de France, under Lorin Maazel Music Director.
He has worked under the direction of such legendary conductors as Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Pierre Boulez, Karl Boehm, Eugen Jochum, Sergiu Celibidache. In 1984 Gallois left his orchestral vacancies to focus on solo career on his solo career. As a flutist Patrick Gallois regularly performs and records with such conductors as Sir Neville Marriner, Lorin Maazel, Antal Dorati, Leif Segerstam and in chamber music formations with Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman, Peter Schreier, Jorg Demus, the Linsday Quartet and formerly with Jean Pierre Rampal and lily Laskine. Patrick Gallois has worked as a Chief Conductor of Sinfonia Jyväskylä in Finland.