“a player who unites technical mastery with intentness, charm and wit.”  The New Yorker

“Gallant dazzled in virtuoso oboe works by Donizetti, with full throttle technical brilliance and musicality.”  Palm Beach Daily News

“Gallant plays intelligently, with remarkable agility in his high register and a special care for phrasing, allowing his instrument to sing.”  Los Angeles Times

“Gallant’s playing in and of itself – his technical mastery, playfulness and sense of line – amounted to the finest music making of the evening.”  Columbus Dispatch

"Gallant is an artist and an excellent performer whose technical control is beyond reproach.  His tone is to be marveled at and truly relished. "  Monterey Herald

“Gallant opened with a luscious account of Boccherini’s Oboe Quintet in G Major.”  Richmond Times Dispatch

"A sensational performance by oboist Thomas Gallant, who played Bach's concerto with the sort of fabulous technique and stylish interpretation not often heard in this repertoire."  Louisville Courier-Journal

“Star of the evening was oboist Thomas Gallant in the opening concerto”  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette