T.R.SUNDARESAN received Initial training from his Father late Sri.T.V. Rangarajan
He took Advanced training under Padma Shri.Dr.Yella Venkateswara Rao, adopting ‘Gurukula System’ of learning for ten years.
He is an "A" Graded artist in Mridangam - All India Radio Chennai and Doordarshan
He has Proficiency in the rare art of Konnakkol. (Vocalisation for solo and rhythmic accompaniment).
T.R.Sundaresan is categorised as an "outstanding mridangist "in the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) panel of artists. He performed in the Festival of India concerts, World String Festival, BBC Earls Court Radio Show to name a few.
He has performed and given lecture demonstrations in India and around the globe through his 45 years of experience in the field. He has performed with many prominent and celebrated artists in his career.
He performed the Mridanga Maha Yagnam as a prayer to Mother Nature by playing the Mridangam continuously for 42 hours. T.R.Sundaresan has Co Authored 2 books on Carnatic Music and also composed many musical and percussion features.