Vladimir Mikhailovich graduated from the department of folk instruments of Voronezh College of Music (1948).
Vladimir Mikhailovich worked as a soloist-accordionist of the Voronezh vocational education ensemble (1946-1948), accordion player (since 1948), head of the folk instrument orchestra (since 1973), accompanist of the orchestra (1978-1986) of the Voronezh State Academic Russian Folk Choir named after K.I. Massalitinov.
Author of more than 200 songs to verses of Russian poets, including Voronezh poets A. Golubev, P. Kasatkin, G. Lutkov, E. Novichikhin and others, author of adaptations of Russian folk dances for the folk instrument ensemble ("Maiden Dance", "Quadrille of Chizhovskaya Village of Old Voronezh" and others).
Vladimir Rudenko's works have been published since 1949. Rudenko’s songs "Give Cupid, Give Baikal", "Near Voronezh with Us", "Our Land of Voronezh", "When Maria Mordasova Sings" and others, as well as a number of his compositions for button accordion, were included in the permanent repertoire of various folk ensembles and collections "Near Voronezh with us" (1958), "With a song on the road" (1963), "Our land of Voronezh" (1971), "Village evenings" (1975) and others. They are recorded on phonograph records.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Rudenko created a number of part-time tunes and treatments in collaboration with Maria Nikolaevna Mordasova.