Philippe PIERLOT began studying the flute at the age of twelve, as the last student of the eminent professor, Joseph Rampal. Jean-Pierre Rampal and Alain Marion gave him their advice as well, and five years later he was admitted to the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de PARIS, where he won two brilliant First Prizes, in Flute and in Chamber Music. Shortly thereafter, he won the Barcelona International Competition.
His position as first Flute Solo in the Orchestre National de France has allowed him to play under the direction of the best conductors. While there he also began a career as a soloist and in chamber music concerts, playing in the most prestigious festivals in France: Evian, Colmar, Menton, Strasbourg, Midem Classique, La Chaise-Dieu, Concerts du Dimanche matin, Flâneries de Reims etc…