Zita Yang was born in China and began playing the violin at the age of six. In 2011 she graduated from the attached middle school of the Wuhan Conservatory of Music with a distinction in violin performance. In 2011 she came to Hong Kong to study with Michael Ma at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) and a Master of Music degree in violin performance. During her studies Zita Yang was awarded several scholarships by the HKAPA including the SAR Philharmonic Scholarship, the Academy Development Fund Scholarship, the Society of HKAPA Non-local Scholarship and the School of Music Scholarship. She participated in masterclasses with the American, Miami, Shanghai and Endellion String Quartets and the Horszowski Trio. She also participated in orchestral workshops led by Trevor Pinnock, Jaap Van Zweden and Krzysztof Penderecki. Zita Yang has performed at many renowned music festivals overseas and in China including the Great Wall International Music Academy in Beijing, the Brevard Music Center Summer Festival, the Kent Blossom Music Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra, the KUANDU Arts Festival, The Hong Kong Arts Festival and the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale in Japan. She joined City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in 2019 with the support of the CCOHK String Internship Scheme funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Artistic Internship Scheme.