Jan Skryhan was born in Minsk , Belarus in 1979, began his musical studies at the music school with S.Kolgan, M.Schyla, continued then with V.Belyshev at the Music College Minsk, with Prof. Valery Zhyvelewski at the Belarusian Academy of Music and at the Highschool of Music Cologne with prof. Dieter Kreidler (Performing Art) and Prof. Roberto Aussel (Master).

Jan Skryhan has won several prizes at the international guitar competitions such as:

1. Prize at the „ Tychy “ 1998, Poland
1. Prize at the „ Krynica “ 2000, Poland
1. Prize at the „ The Cup of North “ 2000, Russia
3. Prize at the „ Templin “ 2002, Germany
3. Prize at the „ J. K. Mertz “ 2003, Slovakia
3. Prize at the „ John Duarte Competition Rust “ 2003, Austria
1. Prize at the „ F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy “ 2004, Germany
3. Prize at the " 49 Tokyo International Guitar Competition " 2006, Japan
3. Prize at the "Barmenia" 2008, Germany

Since 2004 he has been scholar of the “Hartmut and Lore Schuler Foundation”, Sellheim Konzertgesellschaft and initiative "Live Music Now" - Yehudi Menuhin foundation.

Jan Skryhan gives concerts in Belarus , Germany , Austria , Japan , Italy , Netherlands , Poland , Baltikum , Hungary , France.

The "Duo La Corda" Katsia Prakopchyk (mandolin) and Jan Skryhan have been playing together since 2001 and is

Grand-Prix-winner at the Chamber Music Competition “Ghitaralia” in 2001 in Poland and
3 rd -prize-winner at the Chamber Music Competition “Erst Klassik” in 2004 in Germany.

2007 he has recorded the new CD „Litvin Fantasias“ with contemporary belarusian guitar music.