Johannes Walter studied classical flute with Karl Schicker and Peter Thalheimer. He studied and perfected his skills in improvised music with James Newton, V.Globokar and Jankees Braaksma. Fascinated by Latin American music he frequently travels to Brazil where he recorded the CD “no fundo do mar” (1995) together with guitarist Anisio Dias.
He worked and performed with another Brazilin guitarist Silvia Ocougne and singer Susanne Schönwiese in various projects.
Together with harpist Uschi Laar he recorded the LP/CD “Ainka” and played flute in  the project “Esprit des Gestes” with New York dancer Christian Canciani.
In 1998 he recorded  “Flute Sketches” with his quartet and in 2003 he was invited to perform at the Wuxi Festival in China together with Chinese harpist YU JIN.
Johannes Walter gives concerts in Brazil where he released the CD „Coração da Montanha“ together with guitarist Anisio Dias  in 2006.He enjoys playing modern music and improvising together with London Pianist Alexis Pope. Their CD “Tempus fugit” was released in June 2010.