Rita Yung is currently based in Toronto and pursuing her Master's degree in Music Technology and Digital Media at the University of Toronto. She received her Master's degree in composition at the University of Texas at Austin and her Bachelor’s degree at Hong Kong Baptist University. She studied with Galison Lau, Christopher Coleman, Christopher J Keyes, Nina C. Young, Annie Gosfield, and Yevgeniy Sharlat. In addition, Yung also participated at different festivals and had lessons with John Aylward, Martin Brody, Francesco Filidei, Toshio Hosokawa, Isabel Mundry, and Kaija Saariaho.
Her composition, Life Is But A Dream for electronics and Zheng was featured at both the 43rd International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) in Shanghai and at Seoul International Computer Music Festival 2017 (SICMF) in Korea. She was selected as one of the finalists in the New Generation 2017 and 2018. Yung also earned the privilege of presenting her mixed ensemble work for a reading session by the members from the Philadelphia Orchestra and Hong Kong New Music Ensemble.
Yung received the scholarships from HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship and the University of Texas at Austin.