Kodandaram hails from a family of Musicians. He has been a concert artist of repute for the past 25 years. He is a “TOP RANK” artist of All India Radio. He has performed at the Annual Radio Sangeet Sammelans and also the AIR National Programme of Music. He has performed extensively in prestigious Music organizations in India, Malaysia, Singapore and also in Radio and TV stations. He is the Asthana Vidwan of Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetam. He has visited Malaysia and Singapore twice on a concert tour. Critics have reviewed his programmes as adhering to high standards of classicism. Good technique and fine aesthetic sense with strict traditions of Carnatic Classical Music are the hallmarks of his playing . He has to his credit several awards and titles.