Slight hijack....how do you inspire kids to go this route? My son was interested in drums for a while. I'm divorced and my ex bought him a drum set that I would consider to be more like a toy. She didn't know any better. Of course that wasn't a good experience for him, and her and his sister complained of the noise and he lost interest. Drums are expensive, I continue to eye som electric sets thinking he could practice with headphones and avoid his sister giving him constant attitude (she's 14, so....... ). It may be too late. I learned that yesterday he declined playing in school band even though he scored 5/5 on clarinet and I already own one. I think he just wants to play soccer and Fortnight. He's 10 btw.
I think you can inspire kids by exposing them to as much as possible, but something has to "stick". Their interest in anything - an instrument, a sport, an academic subject, has to come from within in order to have any longevity.
I picked up the drums when I was 5-6 years old because an older brother had lost interest and there were drums in the house. Then I saw Buddy Rich on the Tonight Show. I picked up guitar at 8-9 because an older brother had lost interest and there was a guitar in the house. Then I heard a Jimi Hendrix album. I picked up piano because there was always one in the house and it seemed to tie music together for me. This wasn't planned, it just happened.
The approach I take with my own kids is I don't push them into my things, but expose them to many things. Eventually they find what they like and what they are good at. If they do want to try something, they have to do it long enough to know if they are in or out. My son gravitated toward tennis, my daughter towards the cello. Both now do their activity at a very high level as teenagers.