From the beginning, he showed interest in learning music. When he was 6 years old, he accompanied his father to guitar lessons at a music school in Vila Real and learned to play flute.
At 10 years old he studied violin for an year. Later, when he was 17, he decided to learn piano on Youtube, imitating. Soon João started to compose some piano songs. In that year João studied in the Regional Conservatory of Vila Real and later in the Conservatory of Music and Dance of Bragança on piano course.
When he was 22 years old, he graduated in Music from the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, with a semester of study at the University of Hradec Kralové, Czech Republic.
In 2017, João Balouta released his first album called Morphosis for Piano and Ensemble and started his Morphosis Tour with “Minim-all” Ensemble.