‘Really Terrible Orchestra of Westchester’ performs show to benefit violinist Maya Leggat, who was pushed in front of Metro-North train
YONKERS - A Westchester orchestra performed a special show today on behalf of one of its members.
Maya Leggat, a violinist in the orchestra and a Hunter College student, was pushed in front of an oncoming train last September at the White Plains Metro-North station.
Her alleged attacker, 39-year-old Howard Mickens, is facing attempted murder charges. He will return to court in January..
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An estimated 60 people attended Saturday's performance of the "Really Terrible Orchestra of Westchester" at the Grinton I. Will Library in Yonkers to give support to Leggat’s father, Robert.
A separate fundraiser on behalf of Leggat's recovery is set for tomorrow at a restaurant in Peeskill.